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: 7/27/2015

A Long Island mother arrested in April for driving while intoxicated with a teenager in the car is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow on an indictment, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 7/23/2015

The scheduled court appearance tomorrow in Southold Town Justice Court of DWI-crash defendant Steven Romeo of Peconic, who remains hospitalized at Eastern Long Island Hospital, will be adjourned to September 18.


Published: 7/22/2015

A Northport man who pleaded guilty to running down two Suffolk County police officers critically injuring one of them will be sentenced tomorrow (7-23) to 25 years in prison, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.