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: 9/11/2014

Two Suffolk County motorists arrested for driving while drunk with children in their car will be arraigned on grand jury indictments tomorrow, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 9/10/2014
A Deer Park woman arrested in July for driving while ability impaired by drugs after seriously injuring a motorcyclist in North Lindenhurst faces new charges in an indictment unsealed in Suffolk County court today, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said. 

Published: 9/3/2014
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and Suffolk County Police Department Chief of Detectives William Madigan will announce tomorrow morning (9/3/2014) the indictment and arraignments of two men facing bias crime charges for allegedly burglarizing the homes of two elderly women in Suffolk County approximately two weeks ago.