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: 7/20/2017

A 23 year old Greenport man pleaded not guilty at his arraignment today in Riverhead criminal court on one charge of second degree murder, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

 

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Published: 7/12/2017

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, joined by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Suffolk Police Department, today announced the takedown of a heroin and cocaine distribution network based in Queens responsible for the delivery of large amounts of narcotics to two stash houses in Suffolk County in Brentwood and Central Islip. 

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Published: 7/11/2017

Former Suffolk County Legislator George O. Guldi whose conviction on grand larceny and insurance fraud charges was overturned by an appellate court last week will be arraigned in Riverhead tomorrow (Wednesday 7/12), Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

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