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Updates on Inyo County court cases: Chavez, Rossy

– Inyo County District Attorney press release An Inyo jury found Bishop area resident Tashina Chavez guilty of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury and battery causing serious bodily injury.  The jury also found to be “true” a special allegation that Ms. Chavez personally inflicted great bodily injury.  The verdicts […]

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Court cases updated

In news of current court cases, a settlement conference unfolded last week in the case of Rebecca Bragdon, who is accused of embezzlement, misappropriation of public funds, forgery and theft from the Tri-County Fairgrounds. District Attorney Tom Hardy said no solid developments came out of the settlement conference. Another status conference is scheduled for July […]

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Motions ahead in Rossy cases

In the case of Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy, accused of embezzling $1.5 million in welfare funds, motions are pending, a change of venue motion is anticipated to be filed and a trial date has been requested by the District Attorney. A settlement conference on December 19th was mostly uneventful. However, District Attorney Tom Hardy did […]

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Arraignment hearing in Rossy case

Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy of Bishop appeared for a Superior Court Arraignment last week. They entered pleas of not guilty and denied all allegations filed against them. They were arraigned on a new complaint that included documents filed after their preliminary hearing. District Attorney Tom Hardy had said that this charging document alleged a total […]

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Rossy case continued again

Once again, an arraignment hearing for Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy was postponed. A visiting judge was not available Tuesday to hear the scheduled case, and Inyo’s two Superior Court Judges have been disqualified. Also, Dawndee Rossy is getting a new attorney, and a new arraignment is now scheduled for November 14th in Bishop Court at […]

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The Rossys walked to the courtroom for arraignments April 12th.

Rossys face more charges

The arraignment hearing for Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy scheduled for October 15th was continued to October 22nd. Earlier, the couple were held to answer on nearly 60 charges at a preliminary hearing. Those charges include embezzlement of public funds, identity theft, conspiracy, filing false or no tax returns, and forgery. The original complaint filed by […]

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Rossys continue through court hearings

The case of Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy continues through court with no final resolution. Most recently, the pair went before Judge Dean Stout to ask for a modification of terms and conditions of bail. They face charges that include alleged embezzlement of $1.5 million from the Inyo County Welfare Department. The District Attorney’s complaint against […]

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The Rossys walked to the courtroom for arraignments April 12th.

Rossys hire new attorney, set for settlement conference

A former Inyo Health and Human Services Supervisor and her husband, Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy, were scheduled to appear in Inyo Superior Court this week on a host of allegations, including embezzlement of $1.5 million in welfare money. According to Assistant District Attorney Joel Samuels, the Rossy’s June 20th preliminary hearing date was vacated. He […]

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The Rossys walked to the courtroom for arraignments April 12th.

Rossy embezzlement preliminary hearing continued

Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy of Bishop still face 44 felonies including embezzlement of $1.5 million in public funds from the Inyo Welfare Department. Their June 6th preliminary hearing has now been continued until June 20th, according to the Inyo District Attorney’s Office. The couple are out of jail but on GPS monitors pending further court […]

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The Rossys walked to the courtroom for arraignments April 12th.

Rossys out on bail

After a bail study and court appearances, bail for both Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy was reduced. They are now out of jail but on GPS monitoring pending further court hearings related to the embezzlement of more than $1.5 million from the Inyo Welfare Office. The Inyo District Attorney and Inyo Sheriff’s Department arrested the Rossys […]

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