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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.

Our MissionOfficial seal of the District Attorney

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.

Our Goals

  • 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

Recent Press Releases

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]
Oct 21, 2015 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that a 39-year-old Spring Valley woman awaiting trial on burglary charges has been indicted, along with her roommate and another individual, on charges of bribing a witness in that case.[More]
Oct 15, 2015 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the conviction of Nixon Bourguignon of 28 Forest Drive, Apartment F, Haverstraw, New York on a charge of Murder in the Second Degree a class "A" Felony, in the killing of his girlfriend, Shannon Coleman. ...[More]


Thomas P. Zugibe
District Attorney

Contact Us

Rockland County District Attorney's Office
1 South Main St, Suite 500
New City, NY 10956

(845) 638-5001
(845) 638-5298

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