Clallam: Three Humane Society workers charged

PORT ANGELES — Three Clallam County Humane Society employees are under fire for allegedly falsifying information in a Sheriff’s Department investigation into an apparent drug overdose at the shelter.

Humane Society Executive Director Judy Ann Nikodym, 58, and shelter officers Thomas Dennis Hamilton, 53, and Deloy Arlene Reaume, 58, all of Port Angeles, appeared in Clallam County District Court on Wednesday morning to hear the charges against them.

A Kitsap County prosecuting attorney is charging the three full-time Humane Society employees with making false or misleading statements to a public servant, which is a gross misdemeanor.

Hamilton also faces a gross misdemeanor charge of tampering with physical evidence.

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