Court News

Joshua Mitchell, age 26, of Denham Springs, LA was found guilty by a jury of second degree murder. Formal sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 17, 2015.

Lionel Richardson, age 29, of Hammond, LA, was sentenced to serve life in prison for one count of Second Degree Murder.

Kevin Stevens, age 36, of Hammond, is sentenced to 13 years with the department of corrections for the production/manufacturing of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of schedule II controlled dangerous substances, theft of a firearm, and simple burglary.

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Office Closures

The District Attorney's Office will be closed November 26 & November 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Contact Us

The district attorney's offices are open Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.


Livingston Parish Office:


Phone: (225) 686-3070
FAX: (225) 686-7036


St. Helena Parish  Office:


Phone: (225) 222-6492
FAX: (225) 222-6530


Tangipahoa Parish Office:


Phone: (985) 748-7890
FAX: (985) 748-9932


For additional information, locations, and mailing addresses please visit the CONTACT US section listed at the top of the page.



The Twenty First Judicial District is made up of Livingston, Tangipahoa, and St. Helena parishes. It is one of the largest districts in the state of Louisiana with a current population of over 260,000.

Home to Southeastern Louisiana University, which is one of the fastest growing universities in the nation, and Livingston parish being one of the fastest growing parishes/counties in the nation, our district continues to develop.

As the district changes, the District Attorney’s Office will change with it. An online newsletter and searchable court dockets are just two new options that are now available through this website. The page also contains  Information about the various programs and services offered by our office.


 As always, we hope to provide you with easy access to the information you need. I hope that this website proves to be both informative and helpful.


As District Attorney, I pledge the best efforts of my office to ensure the citizens of this great district the high quality prosecution agency it deserves.


Scott M. Perrilloux
21st Judicial District Attorney





Hammond native Scott Perrilloux is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University and Loyola University School of Law. Now serving his third term of office, Perrilloux has been District Attorney for the Twenty First Judicial District since his first election in 1996. Throughout this time, his office has consistently maintained a 90% or higher criminal conviction rate.


Before becoming District Attorney, Perrilloux already had an extensive legal career in the community. He has served as City Prosecutor for the City Court of Hammond, Assistant City Attorney for the City of Hammond, Assistant District Attorney of the Twenty First Judicial District, and Judge Pro Tempore for the City Court of Hammond.


Perrilloux is a member of the National District Attorneys Association and the Louisiana District Attorneys Association. He has been a member of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association’s Board of Directors, serving as President for the 2005-2006 term.