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: 9/2/2015

A daycare aide from Brooklyn who pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges is scheduled for sentencing in Riverhead tomorrow, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

Published: 8/27/2015

The Queens man arrested last month for driving drunk and leaving the scene of a fatal crash on the Southern State Parkway after he rear-ended a car killing a St. Albans father and his two children pleaded not guilty to the top count of aggravated vehicular homicide and 39 other charges – including crimes alleging his participation in a credit card fraud ring – at his arraignment in Central Islip today, Suffolk County DA Thomas Spota said.

Published: 8/24/2015

A Suffolk County man who was arrested for a Hauppauge hit and run crash just hours after his release from an upstate correctional facility where he had been imprisoned on a robbery conviction will be arraigned Monday, August 24 on a grand jury indictment, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.