Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. Spota

Photo of District Attorney Thomas J. Spota “The duty of a prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict.”

ABA Standards Relating to the Prosecution Function and Defense Function, §1.1(c) (1970).

“To that end, I promise that this office will enforce the law with temperance and without malice, to seek truth and not victims, to serve the law and not fractional purposes and to approach these tasks with humility and respect.”

News Releases

Published: 10/16/2017

A Mastic man was convicted in Riverhead this afternoon of committing sex crimes against a young girl for a five-year period beginning when the victim was eight years old, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

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Published: 10/11/2017

The trial of a 24 year old Binghamton man arrested for stabbing a man to death seven years ago has ended in a mistrial, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

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Published: 10/2/2017

Jose Gomez, 35, of Brentwood was sentenced today to a prison term of 15 years for the rape of a teenage female last year, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

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