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A Message from Our District Attorney

As District Attorney, the principle by which I will run this office is to make decisions based on the merits, based on the facts, based on hard work and the results of that hard work. That’s the American way, the American Dream. We are blessed to live where we live. This is a great community. This is a great place to raise a family. This is a great place to start a business. This a great place to seek and follow the American Dream. And the reason that these things are true is, the people who live here. That’s what makes this a great community.

Mission Statment

The Office of District Attorney of the 22nd Judicial District is dedicated to the pursuit of truth and justice, protecting the public and serving our community through the ethical prosecution of criminal offenses and civil matters while safeguarding the rights of all citizens, including the accused.

Goals

▪ To help improve the quality of life for all residents of Washington and St. Tammany Parishes ▪ Create and maintain open communication to promote the best interests of the community, ensuring that the public is kept informed of the work we are doingRead more

2016 Domestic Violence Awareness Ceremony

News

  • Franklinton Man Indicted in Rape of 5-Year-Old

    Franklinton Man Indicted in Rape of 5-Year-Old

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 1, 2016 A Washington Parish grand jury indicted Lance J. Grandison, 31, of Franklinton, Wednesday (Nov. 29) of aggravated rape of a victim under 13. Grandison is accused of raping a 5-year-old girl who was left in his care about five years ago. The victim, now 11, disclosed the rape to …
  • 2017 Budget

    2017 Budget

    Please click here to view the 2017 Budget.
  • November 17, 2016 DA Montgomery speaks live on the Lake 94.7

    November 17, 2016 DA Montgomery speaks live on the Lake 94.7

    This morning we talked Warren Montgomery. He spoke about a wide range of topics, including the disagreement with STPG that is playing out in the courts. https://lake947sports.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/warren-montgomery.mp3
  • Jury Finds Slidell Man Guilty for Sick Toddler’s Positive Cocaine Test

    Jury Finds Slidell Man Guilty for Sick Toddler’s Positive Cocaine Test

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 21, 2016 COVINGTON—A St. Tammany Parish jury found Larry Bickham, 60, of Slidell, guilty Friday (Nov. 18) of charges related to his 17-month-old daughter’s positive test for cocaine during a hospital stay in 2014. Bickham is set for sentencing Jan. 20 before District Judge William Burris for second-degree cruelty to a …
  • DA Montgomery’s Statement on Appealing Recent Ruling

    DA Montgomery’s Statement on Appealing Recent Ruling

    District Attorney Warren Montgomery made the following statement Tuesday, regarding the recent ruling by ad hoc Judge Marion Edwards in the District Attorney’s civil lawsuit against parish government: “I and the Louisiana District Attorneys Association do not believe the ruling is a correct interpretation of the law. Also, a year ago, the people voted to …