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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

Victims Rights Week Ceremony

News

  • Montgomery’s legal dispute with the Parish

    Montgomery’s legal dispute with the Parish

    If anyone is interested in Mr. Montgomery’s position with regard to the legal dispute with the Parish relating to the civil representation of the Parish Government by the District Attorney’s Office, please see the attached Petition for Declaratory Judgment and Injunctive Relief.  Please click here.
  • Slidell Felon Gets 40 Years in Prison for Possessing Gun

    Slidell Felon Gets 40 Years in Prison for Possessing Gun

    COVINGTON—Marcel Thompson, 40, of Slidell, was sentenced Thursday (April 28) as an habitual offender to 40 years in prison for possessing a gun as a convicted felon and another five years for simple possession of cocaine after an undercover operation in late 2014. District Judge Allison Penzato ordered the sentences to be served concurrently without …
  • Operation Angel

    Operation Angel

    District Attorney Warren Montgomery was among the public officials who stood with Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz Monday to support his announcement of Operation Angel, a new program that will enable addicts to seek help from law enforcement officers without the fear of arrest. An addict simply can appear at the police department, surrender any …
  • Jury Finds Angie Man Guilty in Bogalusa Motel Shooting

    Jury Finds Angie Man Guilty in Bogalusa Motel Shooting

    Victim of Motel Shooting Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Separate Case   FRANKLINTON—A Washington Parish jury found John Peters, 20, of Angie, guilty Friday (April 22) of three counts of attempted second degree murder for a pre-dawn shooting at a Bogalusa motel in August 2014. Peters faces from 10 to 50 years in prison without …
  • D.A. Warren Montgomery Recognizes Crime Victims and Service Providers

    D.A. Warren Montgomery Recognizes Crime Victims and Service Providers

    COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery recognized local crime victims and service providers Thursday (April 14) during a special ceremony at the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center as part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The event brought together about 130 community members, including a number of public officials, to underscore the importance of the justice system …