Outgoing Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and top aide Christopher McPartland were both indicted Wednesday on federal charges at U.S. Eastern District Court in Central Islip. READ
The Peconic man accused of drunken driving in the fatal 2015 limousine crash that led to the death of four young women in Cutchogue pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving while ability impaired. READ
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota is expected Tuesday to release the findings of a special grand jury investigation into the July 2015 limo crash that resulted in the death of four women in Cutchogue, his office has announced. READ
A Suffolk judge has granted a motion requested by the pickup driver involved in the fatal limousine crash in Cutchogue last year to hold a hearing to determine whether blood alcohol results were properly taken. READ
Update: The following people have been arrested in connection with the investigation announced Tuesday.
Citing a “culture of corruption,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone demanded district attorney Thomas Spota, who he described as the head of a “criminal enterprise,” resign following the latest investigative story published by Newsday today detailing the DA’s office failure to prosecute crimes revealed on a wiretap. READ
The limousine driver involved in last summer’s fatal crash in Cutchogue has been indicted by a special grand jury on four counts of criminally negligent homicide. READ