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

2016 Domestic Violence Awareness Ceremony

News

  • Bogalusa Businessman Pleads Guilty to Hiding Stolen Merchandise

    Bogalusa Businessman Pleads Guilty to Hiding Stolen Merchandise

    Jan. 12, 2017 (Edited version) FRANKLINTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reported that Yancie Moseley, 74, who owns Moseley’s Gold Buyers in Bogalusa, pleaded guilty Monday (Jan. 9) to a series of charges related to his receiving and failing to report stolen merchandise. Moseley pleaded guilty to felony illegal possession of stolen things over $1,500, failure to …
  • DA Warren Montgomery was on The Lake 94.7 with Charles Dowdy on Wednesday, December 14th.

    DA Warren Montgomery was on The Lake 94.7 with Charles Dowdy on Wednesday, December 14th.

    Tune in the 2nd Wednesday of each month for listen to Mr. Montgomery. From the Lake: DA Warren Montgomery was in the studios this morning. We talked Veteran’s Court, technology and about his plans for the Christmas break. Thanks to the DA for his time. He said info will be online soon at the new …
  • Jury Convicts Alabama Man of Downloading Child Porn at Covington Job

    Jury Convicts Alabama Man of Downloading Child Porn at Covington Job

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 13, 2016 COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery announced that a St. Tammany Parish jury has found Jason Yates, 39, of Grand Bay, Alabama, guilty of downloading multiple files containing child pornography at his Covington office three years ago. The jury returned the guilty verdict Thursday (Dec. 8) on five counts of possession …
  • St. Tammany Parish Grand Jury Indicts Memory Care Facility Cook of Rape

    St. Tammany Parish Grand Jury Indicts Memory Care Facility Cook of Rape

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 9, 2016 COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery announced that a St. Tammany Parish grand jury on Thursday (Dec. 8) indicted Jerry J. Kan, 58, a former cook at an assisted living facility in Mandeville, of raping an elderly woman who lived there. Kan was formally charged with first degree rape of a …
  • Bogalusa Man Gets 25 Years in Prison for Convenience Store Robbery

    Bogalusa Man Gets 25 Years in Prison for Convenience Store Robbery

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 9, 2016 FRANKLINTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery announced that Kyle Warren, 26, of Bogalusa, has pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder and armed robbery for robbing a Bogalusa convenience store and attacking the cashier and a customer with a pipe earlier this year. After Warren’s guilty plea on Tuesday (Dec. 6), District …