Wayne County Prosecutor's Office

Richmond, Indiana

Phone

(765) 973-9394

Michael Shipman

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Prosecuting Attorney – prosecutes habitual criminals and murder cases in Circuit, Superior I and II

Mr. Shipman grew up in Mitchell, Indiana.  He graduated from Indiana State University in 1993 with a B.S. degree in Criminology. In 1996, he graduated from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis.  He served as a deputy prosecutor to William Weist in Benton County from 1997 to 1998.  He moved to Wayne County in 1999 and served as deputy prosecutor and chief deputy prosecutor.  Mr. Shipman became the elected Prosecuting Attorney of Wayne County in 2005.    He prosecutes habitual offender (non-driving) felony cases as well as murder cases.  During his career he has served as special prosecutor in six other Indiana counties.  He is a founding member of JACY (Justice and Advocacy Center for Youth) House, a forensic interviewing facility for children who have been abused.  Outside of the office he enjoys being at the gym, cycling and outdoor activities with his children.

April Drake

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Chief Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Circuit Court

Ms. Drake joined the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in 2011.  She graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky, in 1999 with a B.A. degree in Political Science and graduated from the Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington in 2003.   Following graduation, April worked in private practice before focusing on criminal law, joining the Wayne County Public Defender’s Office in 2009.  Assigned to the Wayne County Circuit Court as Deputy Prosecutor, she handles all levels of Felony cases filed in that Court.  She is a member of the Wayne County Bar Association, formerly serving as Secretary, as well as a member of the Wayne County Community Corrections Committee.

David (Lonnie) McClintock

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Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Wayne IV-D (Child Support) Court

In his capacity as deputy prosecuting attorney, Mr. McClintock is assigned to the Wayne County IV-D Court, where he prosecutes civil actions to establish, modify, and enforce child support obligations and establish paternity.  He graduated from Hagerstown Jr./Sr. High School in 1987, from Wabash College in 1991, and from Indiana University School of Law in 1994.  He has sought a balance to his professional pursuits with family life, sports, and Bible studies.

 

Ashley J. Green

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Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Wayne Superior Court I

Ms. Green joined the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in 2016.  Assigned to Wayne Superior Court I, she handles all levels of felony cases.  After graduating from Northeastern High School, Ashley received a B.S. in Criminal Justice at Indiana University East, and graduated magna cum laude from Valparaiso University Law School in 2015.  Following graduation, she worked in-house for a private company for over a year.  Ashley is currently the Treasurer of the Wayne County Bar Association.  Outside of the office, she enjoys volunteering and serving on the board for 2nd Chance Animal Rescue.

 

Natalie A. Fantetti

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Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Wayne Superior Court III and Juvenile Delinquency

Ms. Fantetti joined the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in 2016.  She graduated from Valparaiso University in 2005 with a B.A. degree in Sociology.  In 2010, she received her law degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.  After graduating law school, she was employed as a Staff Attorney with the Department of Child Services for over two years.  Prior to joining the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, she was with the Wayne County Public Defender’s Officer.  She is currently on the steering committee for the Juvenile Detention Alternatives initiative.

 

Gabriel Berry

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Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Wayne Superior Court III

Mr. Berry joined the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in 2018.  He graduated from Ball State University in 2000 with a B.S. degree in History.  In 2005 he received a Master’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations.  In 2013 he received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan.  Prior to joining the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, he was with the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.  Mr. Berry served on active duty in the United States Army for seven years and was deployed to Iraq in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004.

Jerry Ragland 

 

 

 

Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Wayne Superior Court II