Wayne County Prosecutor's Office

Richmond, Indiana


(765) 973-9394

  • ***WANTED*** Brian C. Ward, age 30, has a warrant for his arrest in Wayne Circuit Court for violating the terms of his probation.  His last known address is 724 North 16th Street, Apartment #4A, in Richmond, Indiana. Please contact the Richmond Police Department at 983-7247 or the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department at 973-9393 if you [...]

  • ***APPREHENDED*** Chelsea M. Beaty, age 27, was located by Officer Jeremiah Holbrook of the Richmond Police Department in the 100 block of Pearl Street in Richmond, Indiana, on December 1, 2017.  She was arrested, transported and lodged in the Wayne County Jail.  She was wanted in Wayne Superior Court I for the offense of Theft as [...]

  • ***WANTED*** James Napier, age 47, failed to appear for a hearing in Wayne Superior Court II on October 31, 2017.  He is charged with the offense of Possession of Cocaine as a Level 6 Felony.  A warrant has been issued for his arrest.  His last known address is 1814 Liberty Avenue in Richmond, Indiana. Please [...]

  • The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office has an Infraction Deferral Program for eligible drivers who are charged with certain infractions/traffic tickets.  The program allows drivers to have an infraction ticket dismissed if certain conditions are met.  The program is authorized by Indiana law at I.C. 35-28-5-1. Speeding tickets (1 to 24 miles per hour over the [...]

  • Chad Dalbey, 37, of Richmond, Indiana was convicted following a jury trial last Thursday of Performing Sexual Conduct in the Presence of a Minor, a Class D Felony.  The charge stemmed from a February, 2011 incident where Dalbey exposed and fondled his penis in front of a 12-year-old girl.  Dalbey’s sentencing has been scheduled for [...]

  • How can a lawyer represent a person accused of a terrible crime? Standard 4- 1.2 The Function of Defense Counsel (a) Counsel for the accused is an essential component of the administration of criminal justice. A court properly constituted to hear a criminal case must be viewed as a tripartite entity consisting of the judge [...]

  • We would like to convey more detailed information about the criminal justice system through this site. Our Facebook page is intended to provide quick and brief updates about criminal cases in Wayne County. This site will provide greater details about various topics including crime, sentences, statutes and the people working within the criminal justice system [...]