25 Arrested In Unemployment Fraud Crackdown
District Attorney Zugibe: The alleged cheaters lived in the Dominican Republic, but collected New York State unemployment payments topping $160,000 without looking for work. Lean more by clicking here.
Prescription Painkillers Kill...
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara unveil a prescription drug abuse prevention public service message.
D.A. Zugibe Touts New Domestic Violence Program
District Attorney Zugibe, joined by County Executive Ed Day, New York State Senator William Larkin and Haverstraw Supervisor Howard Phillips, discuss the extraordinary success of a unique domestic violence victim assistance pilot program, designed to ensure victims ongoing support and a meaningful role in the criminal justice system. Learn more here.
Expanding Rockland County's Drug Court
District Attorney Zugibe, joined by Congresswoman Nita Lowey, announce $200,000 in federal funds to expand the county's drug court to include individuals convicted of drunk driving (DWI).
Seek Justice. Serve Justice. Do Justice.
The employees of the Rockland County District Attorney, in partnership with the community we serve, are dedicated to the pursuit of truth, justice and protection of the innocent and the prevention of crime through the vigorous and ethical prosecution of those who violate the law.
What We Do
The District Attorney's Office prosecutes on behalf of the people of Rockland County, all individuals, both adult and juvenile, accused of felonies, misdemeanors, and infractions occurring within the County. Additionally, highly trained and experienced members of the District Attorney's Office provide services to victims and witnesses of crime, including crisis counseling, orientation to the criminal justice system and community referrals.
- To help improve the quality of life for all residents of Rockland County
- To employ individuals of character and courage who are dedicated to justice for Rockland County
- To assist law enforcement agencies in the prosecution of criminal cases
- To provide assistance to those who have been victimized by crime
- To ensure that the public is kept informed of the work done by the Rockland County District Attorney's Office
- To promote the interests of the people in the criminal justice system, as mandated by New York State law and the Constitution of the United States
- To further the success of crime intervention and prevention efforts in Rockland County
Dec 17, 2015
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the arrest of Joseph Ruback of 9 Sylvan Lane, New City, New York. Ruback is charged with one count of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class "E" Felony.[More]
Dec 10, 2015
Defendant Faces Up To 25 Years To Life In Prison If ConvictedRockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the indictment of Dylan Lentini of Vacaville, California for murdering 66-year-old Michael Wimbert in his West Nyack home. Lentini is charged in a New York State Supreme...[More]
Nov 24, 2015
Dozens of Undercover Drug Buys Lead to "Kingpin" Charges Against Career Criminals Swept Up In Large Scale Probe Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the filing of criminal charges against 30 individuals, including a Spring Valley man serving lifetime parole for...[More]
Nov 04, 2015
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Roberto Torres of 149 Lakeview Village, Spring Valley, New York was convicted this week on charges relating to the demanding of 'ransom' for a stolen wallet.[More]
Oct 29, 2015
Defendants Allegedly Collected Benefits While Living Abroad Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, together with Glenn Sorge, Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations ("HSI") and New York...[More]
Spirit of Rockland, Special Victims Unit
Located on the campus of Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, the Special Victims Center provides proper care and support to crime victims with special needs. By partnering prosecutors, law enforcement, advocacy, medical and mental health and social service agencies in one, secure location, victims are assured that all available resources are brought to bear against the offenders responsible for the heinous crimes.
Last year, 73 adult victims and 82 children were referred to the "Spirit of Rockland" Special Victims Center in Suffern. Watch our video and learn how Rockland County has strengthened prosecutions against offenders and set a new standard for the treatment of our most sensitive and vulnerable victims.