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Ken Rossy pleads no contest two felony counts; other charges dismissed

Inyo County District Attorney news release On September 13, 2017, Kenneth Rossy, husband of Dawndee Rossy, entered pleas of no contest to two counts of felony violations of Revenue & Taxation Code sections 19706, failure to file California Income Tax returns for the 2009 and 2010 tax years. In exchange for his plea, other counts […]

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Rossy judge: ‘The total deserves less than the sum of its part’

(Note: This report was filed with information not in the previous press release) By Deb Murphy Dawndee Rossy was sentenced to nine years, minus 1,369 days served, on embezzlement and other felonies, totaling 88 charges, while employed as a supervisor in Inyo County’s Department of Health and Human Services. The decision was handed down Tuesday […]

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Dawndee Rossy

Dawndee Rossy sentenced to 9 years, must pay over $1.5 million in restitution

Press release from Inyo County DA Thomas Hardy Former Inyo County Health & Human Services Integrated Caseworker Supervisor Dawndee Rossy was sentenced today to nine years in prison to be served at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Ms. Rossy has been in custody at the Inyo County Jail since August 29, 2016, and […]

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Dawndee Rossy sentencing postponed again

By Deb Murphy Dawndee Rossy has been sitting in Inyo County jail since August of last year, waiting to be sentenced on 91 counts, the primary charge embezzlement of $1.5 million during her tenure as a supervisor with the Inyo County Department of Health and Human Services. She’ll have to wait two more months – […]

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Postponement in Rossy sentencing

By Deb Murphy The appointed judge in the Dawndee Rossy embezzlement trial requested a postponement in the sentencing procedeedings, pushing the date back to February 21. According to Inyo County District Attorney Thomas Hardy, Judge Philip Argento asked for the postponement “because of his calendar in other counties.” Rossy was found guilty on 91 charges, […]

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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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Postponement in Rossy trial

Due to a family health emergency, today’s decision in the Dawndee Rossy embezzlement trial by appointed Judge Philip Argento has been postponed, according to Inyo County District Attorney Tom Hardy. The ruling has been re-scheduled to August 15 at the Independence Courthouse. Rossy was charged with multiple counts in April 2013; the primary charge is […]

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Attorneys give final arguments in Dawndee Rossy trial

Deb Murphy The attorneys in the Dawndee Rossy case made their final arguments in court Tuesday morning. The case now goes to appointed Judge Philip Argento who set July 28 as the date for his decision. At the end of the session, District Attorney Thomas Hardy asked that Rossy be remanded into custody, stating the […]

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Charges against Rossy reduced to 91

By Deb Murphy In a brief court session this morning, the 137 charges against Dawndee Rossy were reduced to 91 by appointed judge Philip Argento. Argento anticipated the resumption of trial proceedings, but defense attorney David Evans opted to hold off until Tuesday morning. Rossy was arrested in April 2013 with the primary charge being […]

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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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Dawndee Rossy trial continued to June 10

By Deb Murphy The judge in the marathon embezzlement trial of Dawndee Rossy granted the defense’s request for time to respond to his tentative rulings during Friday’s brief court session. The defense now has until June 10 to respond; the prosecution has until June 17 to respond to the defense’s response. Additional arguments may be […]

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Another postponement in Rossy trial

The embezzlement trial of Dawndee Rossy was scheduled to resume April 22 in Independence but has been postponed, again. No date has been set. Appointed Judge Philip Argento has been reviewing the defense’s motion to exclude evidence presented during the bench trial as well as District Attorney Thomas Hardy’s response during the last month. According […]

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