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Dennis Perkins

The jury trial for a former Livingston Parish sheriff's deputy accused of sex crimes against children and others will be held next year.

Dennis Perkins will go to trial May 9, 2022, his attorney said. A pre-trial hearing will be held Dec. 9.

Perkins' July trial was delayed after his lawyer, Jarrett Ambeau, was scheduled to represent a woman in a murder trial in a different parish on the same day.

Ambeau added that on Tuesday the court ordered their motion for supplemental discovery — a list of evidence against his client in the state’s possession.

“The court ordered the list, we’re going to go in about a week and examine the evidence,” he said.

Perkins, 45, and ex-wife Cynthia Perkins, 36, together face 150 felony charges alleging rape, child pornography, sexual battery of a child, video voyeurism and tainting pastries that children later ate at school. Their alleged victims include two children, two adults and a dog.

Their cases were severed earlier this year.


Email Jacqueline DeRobertis at jderobertis@theadvocate.com