Clallam: New charges in alleged Humane Society coverup

PORT ANGELES — Four new charges were filed Tuesday against three people accused of falsifying information in the investigation of an apparent drug overdose of a woman at the Clallam County Humane Society shelter.

Judy Ann Nikodym, 58, and former shelter officers Thomas Dennis Hamilton, 53, and Deloy Arlene Reaume, 58, all of Port Angeles, appeared in Clallam County District Court on Tuesday.

Forks District Judge Erik Rohrer, who presided Tuesday in Port Angeles, approved the amended charges as well as a prosecution motion to consolidate the three trials.

Amended charging papers were issued for all three defendants, with additional charges for Hamilton and Nikodym and a corrected date in Reaume’s charging papers.

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