District Attorney

Newton County District Attorney's Office

Newton County Judicial Center
1132 Usher Street
Room 313
Covington, GA 30014

Phone: (770) 784-2070
Fax: (770) 784-2069

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

District Attorney

Layla Zon

Departmental Responsibilities

Newton County is part of the Alcovy Judicial Circuit which includes both Newton and Walton Counties. The elected district attorney serves both of these counties and maintains an office in each.

The Newton County District Attorney's Office staff consists of three general criminal litigation assistant district attorney's, one special drug prosecutor, one special juvenile prosecutor, two investigators, four full-time secretaries and one part-time secretary, and a director of victim services.

The Newton County District Attorney's Office, with the exception of certain minor traffic offenses, is responsible for prosecuting all criminal cases in Newton County involving violations of state law, both misdemeanor and felony crimes. This office processes over 3000 criminal warrants each year which result in the filing of approximately 1000 formal indictments and accusations annually.


Important Numbers

Newton County Jail: 678-625-1400
City of Covington: 77-786-7605
Newton County Public Defender: 770-788-3750
State Probation: 770-784-2700
Georgia Probation Management: 770-788-1388

Victim Witness Assistance Program

Last Updated ( Monday, 28 February 2011 )
 
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