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27 October 2017, 01:01 | Marta Robbins
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Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota has announced his intention to resign a day after being charged in an assault cover-up case. According to the indictment, Spota and McPartland took part in the cover-up of Burke's beating of Christopher Loeb, who stole a duffel bag out of Burke's auto containing his service revolver, sex toys, and pornography. He's serving prison time for beating a man arrested for stealing items from his SUV.
Both pleaded not guilty at their arraignment in federal court on Long Island.
Spota and McPartland were charged with four counts: witness tampering and obstruction of an official proceeding, conspiracy to tamper with witnesses and obstruct an official proceeding, obstruction of justice, and accessory after the fact to deprivation of civil rights.
Both men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Attorney Alan Vinegrad says Spota is looking forward to vindicating himself in court.
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His next scheduled court appearance is December 1.
Spota and McPartland allegedly used their positions of power within the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office to attempt to obstruct the federal investigation into Burke's assault, pressuring multiple witnesses and co-conspirators to withhold relevant information and provide false information, including false testimony under oath, according to the indictment.
The federal indictment stems from an incident in December 2012, when, authorities say, then-Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke beat a jailed inmate who had been arrested for breaking into his auto.
A district attorney in eastern Long Island has been indicted on charges that he obstructed a federal civil rights investigation into the beating of a handcuffed prisoner by a police chief.
Spota and the chief of his anti-public corruption bureau, Christopher McFarland, face charges for trying to quash a federal probe into Burke's actions. Sini is running for district attorney in November.
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