April Ellerbrock
April Ellerbrock

VAN WERT — The Van Wert County Prosecutor’s office has announced the addition of its new Crime Victims Advocate, April Ellerbrock.

Ellerbrock will be providing services to victims of crimes prosecuted by the County Prosecutor’s office in Van Wert County. She will be a liaison between the victim, the courts, and law enforcement, providing support both during and after the criminal process.

In addition to ensuring that crime victims are aware of their rights, as an advocate, she will provide case information, court escort, appropriate referrals, and information specific to the criminal case, including post-conviction information. Ellerbrock is available to answer any questions or concerns and will try to lessen any negative impact that crime and the criminal justice process can have on families and individuals. She can be contacted by calling 419-238-1166 or by email at aellerbrock@vanwertcounty.org.