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: 3/23/2017

A Huntington man who inappropriately touched an 8-year-old girl at the Huntington Library pleaded guilty today during pretrial hearings in criminal court in Riverhead, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 3/23/2017

A Suffolk County jury has convicted a Manhattan man of murder in the second degree for shooting a Brooklyn man to death in West Babylon in 2009, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 3/22/2017

A 31 year old Brooklyn man was found guilty today after a bench trial in Riverhead of one count of assault in the second degree, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.