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An attorney and Marion County Prosecutor Office's public information officer has resigned from his position following his arrest for drunk driving. A special prosecutor has been appointed to handle the case.

Marietto "Mario" Massillamany told the prosecutor's office Tuesday that he was resigning from his job, effective immediately. A statement from the prosecutor's office says it accepted his resignation in light of recent matters surrounding Massillamany's "personal activities."

Massillamany was arrested in Hamilton County in the early morning of March 27 for drunk driving after he was stopped by police for speeding and driving in the wrong lane. A special prosecutor, David Riggins of the Shelby County Prosecutor's Office, has been appointed to the case. Massillamany worked for about a year with the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office and that office wanted to avoid any appearance of impropriety, said Jeff Wehmueller, Hamilton County chief deputy prosecutor.

Riggins said he hasn't yet received the case from Hamilton County and will decide what charges, if any, to bring once he reviews it.

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  1. A sad end to a prolific gadfly. Indiana has suffered a great loss in the journalistic realm.

  2. Good riddance to this dangerous activist judge

  3. What is the one thing the Hoosier legal status quo hates more than a whistleblower? A lawyer whistleblower taking on the system man to man. That must never be rewarded, must always, always, always be punished, lest the whole rotten tree be felled.

  4. I want to post this to keep this tread alive and hope more of David's former clients might come forward. In my case, this coward of a man represented me from June 2014 for a couple of months before I fired him. I knew something was wrong when he blatantly lied about what he had advised me in my contentious and unfortunate divorce trial. His impact on the proceedings cast a very long shadow and continues to impact me after a lengthy 19 month divorce. I would join a class action suit.

  5. The dispute in LB Indiana regarding lake front property rights is typical of most beach communities along our Great Lakes. Simply put, communication to non owners when visiting the lakefront would be beneficial. The Great Lakes are designated navigational waters (including shorelines). The high-water mark signifies the area one is able to navigate. This means you can walk, run, skip, etc. along the shores. You can't however loiter, camp, sunbath in front of someones property. Informational signs may be helpful to owners and visitors. Our Great Lakes are a treasure that should be enjoyed by all. PS We should all be concerned that the Long Beach, Indiana community is on septic systems.

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