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Grand Jury Indicts 18 St. Tammany Residents In Racketeering Gang Case

Grand Jury Indicts 18 St. Tammany Residents In Racketeering Gang Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2020 Grand Jury Indicts 18 St. Tammany Residents In Racketeering Gang Case COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery announced during a press conference Monday that a St. Tammany Parish grand jury returned a historic 49-count...

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Never give up!  No matter how hopeless life may feel at times, there is always hope, and you are never alone.  You never know what tomorrow holds or what you are capable of achieving. One of District Attorney Warren Montgomery’s driving forces is a hunger...

District Attorney Offices are Closed Wednesday October 28th and Thursday October 29th

D.A. Office Closing 8-24 to 8-26

This 22nd Judicial District Court and District Attorney's Office will be closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (August 24-26) based on tropical storm predictions from the National Weather Service.

Big Reveal of New Victim Rooms

Big Reveal of New Victim Rooms

Today, we did the big reveal! We welcomed some of our community partners in St. Tammany to tour two rooms that have been transformed into comfortable spaces for crime victims who visit our Covington office to meet with prosecutors or wait during court proceedings. Our...

Grand Jury Indicts Former Bogalusa Chamber Director on Theft Charge

Grand Jury Indicts Former Bogalusa Chamber Director on Theft Charge

    FRANKLINTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a Washington Parish grand jury indicted Marilyn G. Bateman, 77, of Bogalusa, Tuesday (July 21) on a charge of theft over $25,000. Bateman, former director of the Bogalusa Chamber of Commerce,...

Grand Jury Indicts Franklinton Man of Second Degree Murder

Grand Jury Indicts Franklinton Man of Second Degree Murder

FRANKLINTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a Washington Parish jury indicted Jo’Andre Dawson, 21, of Franklinton Tuesday (July 21) of second degree murder and obstruction of justice. Dawson is accused of fatally shooting Ja’Quarius Taylor, 17,...

District Attorney Warren Montgomery on the Lake 94.7

District Attorney Warren Montgomery on the Lake 94.7

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3MYsy_N1NA District Attorney Warren Montgomery discusses how his office continues to serve the community and collaborate with local law enforcement with Charled Dowdy of the Lake 94.7FM.

Grand Jury Indicts Slidell Man On Second Degree Murder Charge

Grand Jury Indicts Slidell Man On Second Degree Murder Charge

COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery announces that a St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted Reuben Patrick Cousin, 23, of Slidell, Thursday (July 16) with second degree murder in the death of a Slidell man in April. Cousin, also known as “Rambo,” is accused...