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 Statement

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

2017 National Victims’ Right’s Week – Celebration of Survival

News

  • Jury Finds Memory-Care Facility’s Cook Guilty of Raping Resident

    Jury Finds Memory-Care Facility’s Cook Guilty of Raping Resident

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          Aug. 11, 2017 COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a St. Tammany Parish jury found Jerry Kan, 59, a former cook at a memory-care facility in Mandeville, guilty Thursday (Aug. 10) of …
  • Jury Finds Franklinton Man Guilty of Raping 5-year-old Girl

    Jury Finds Franklinton Man Guilty of Raping 5-year-old Girl

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2017 Jury Finds Franklinton Man Guilty of Raping 5-year-old Girl FRANKLINTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a Washington Parish jury found Lance Grandison, 32, of Franklinton, guilty Aug. 10 of raping a 5-year-old girl about six years ago. Grandison faces a mandatory life sentence without the benefit of probation, parole, …
  • Grand Jury Indicts Covington Man on Rape, Child Pornography

    Grand Jury Indicts Covington Man on Rape, Child Pornography

    Aug. 14, 2017                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVINGTON—A St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted Jackson Richard Miller, 49, of Covington, Monday of 164 …
  • D.A. speaks at Expungement Clinic

    D.A. speaks at Expungement Clinic

    District Attorney Warren Montgomery and Sonjanita Jordan, President of the New Orleans Paralegal Association, were among those who participated in the “Know Your Rights” expungement clinic, sponsored by Louisiana United International and the NAACP on July 15 in Slidell. The paralegal association volunteered its legal services, and Mr. Montgomery was one of the speakers.
  • Slidell Man Convicted of First Degree Robbery and Obstruction of Justice

    Slidell Man Convicted of First Degree Robbery and Obstruction of Justice

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2017 Slidell Man Convicted of First Degree Robbery and Obstruction of Justice COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that Kyran Javon Vaughn, 20, of Slidell, was convicted Friday (July 21) of first degree robbery and obstruction of justice for stealing an iPad from a man at gunpoint last September. Vaughn, who …