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Judge: Dawndee Rossy guilty on 91 counts

By Deb Murphy Guilty on 91 counts. Judge Philip Argento’s ruling on the Dawndee Rossy embezzlement trial wasn’t that dramatic Monday afternoon at the Independence Courthouse, but that was the gist. Rossy will self-surrender to the Independence jail August 29 by 2 p.m. Her next appearance in court will be October 20 when Argento will […]

 
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Rossy trial to proceed Monday

By Deb Murphy The trial of Dawndee Rossy is still scheduled to proceed Monday, June 27 in Independence. The trial started four months ago. Rossy, a former supervisor with the Inyo Department of Health and Human Services faced 137 charges with the primary charge of embezzling $1.5 million for H&HS. Initially, appointed Judge Philip Argento […]

 
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Rx drug abuse common among teens

Inyo County Health and Human Services press release BISHOP, CALIFORNIA – Prescription medicine has become a critical piece of our cultural fabric. All you have to do is turn on the TV, listen to the radio or view ads on the Internet or in the newspaper to see and hear about the latest medicine that […]

 
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Rossy trial: More on surveillance videos

By Deb Murphy The prosecution continued to connect some of the dots during the fourth day of testimony in the embezzlement trial of Dawndee Rossy. District Attorney Tom hardy called two witnesses to verify the date and time stamps on surveillance videos from Manor Market and Alta One as well as one of the investigators […]

 
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Opening statements in Dawndee Rossy trial

By Deb Murphy Opening statements were made by the defense and prosecution in the Dawndee Rossy trial Monday morning, outlining what will be proven on the part of Inyo County District Attorney Thomas Hardy and what won’t be proven according to defense attorney David Evans. Hardy talked of a “pattern of criminal behavior,” alleging that […]

 
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Inyo H&HS focuses on early intervention

By Deb Murphy “This is the hardest work we and probation have to do,” Inyo County’s Health and Human Services Director Jean Turner told the Board of Supervisors at its Tuesday meeting, “dealing with families at their darkest hour; going into the home and helping families who have lost their way.” Turner was describing the […]

 
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Still no trial date for Rossys

By Deb Murphy Kenneth Rossy’s attorney appeared at the settlement conference last Friday at the Independence Courthouse, but no settlement was conferred and no trial date set for Rossy and his wife, Dawndee, in the couple’s embezzlement case. The Rossy’s were arrested two years ago and charged with 135 counts including embezzlement of $1.5 million […]

 
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Moral Recognition Therapy for inmates

– Press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office On December 19th, 2014 the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Inyo County Health and Human Services, proudly hosted its first Moral Recognition Therapy (MRT) graduation for the following five inmates who successfully completed the voluntary multi-phased program: Sage Haithcoat, Joe Baros, Robert Vanvelzer, Ky […]

 
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