Town of Ramapo Supervisor Arrested

District Attorney Zugibe, U.S. Attorney Bharara Announce Criminal Charges Against Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. [READ MORE]

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

Dec 15, 2016 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jiwan Coleman of 31 Seabring Street, Spring Valley, New York pled guilty to One count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class "B" Felony in connection with the July 2, 2016 death of Ruben Suchite Torres.[More]
Dec 07, 2016 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Luiz Acevedo-Lopez (DOB 08/21/97) of 33 South Main Street, Spring Valley, New York was convicted after a jury trial of all counts in the indictment charging him with One count of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, a class...[More]
Nov 29, 2016 Defendant Sentenced to 20 Years To Life In Prison Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Dylan Lentini (DOB 11/10/96) of Vacaville, California was sentenced to 20 years to life in state prison on his conviction after a jury trial of one count of Murder in the Second...[More]
Nov 17, 2016 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Markeen Coursar (DOB 02/24/74) of 206 Foxwood Road, West Nyack, New York has been charged with one count of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class "E" Felony.[More]
Nov 02, 2016 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that criminal charges pending against Demeza Delhomme (DOB 02/17/48) of 5 Secora Road, Monsey, New York in an alleged altercation with another individual were dismissed in the Spring Valley Justice Court.[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.