FILE - This Oct. 25, 2017 file photo shows Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, right, and his attorney Alan Vinegrad leaving the courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y., Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Court papers filed Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 say then-Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota demanded in 2015 that a Suffolk police officer find out who was informing against then-Police Chief James Burke.
FILE - This Oct. 25, 2017 file photo shows Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, right, and his attorney Alan Vinegrad leaving the courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y., Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Court papers filed Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 say then-Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota demanded in 2015 that a Suffolk police officer find out who was informing against then-Police Chief James Burke. Seth Wenig, File AP Photo
FILE - This Oct. 25, 2017 file photo shows Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, right, and his attorney Alan Vinegrad leaving the courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y., Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Court papers filed Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 say then-Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota demanded in 2015 that a Suffolk police officer find out who was informing against then-Police Chief James Burke. Seth Wenig, File AP Photo

Former DA Spota accused of making threats against ‘rats’

December 07, 2018 02:27 PM