2 ex-Hudson Valley corrections workers charged in connection to 2020 inmate assault

Ex-corrections officer Taj Everly, of Cortlandt Manor, is accused of assaulting inmate Damian Williams in May.

News 12 Staff

Dec 16, 2022, 10:21 PM

Updated 524 days ago

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Two former Hudson Valley corrections workers have been charged in connection to a 2020 assault of an inmate at Green Haven in Dutchess County. 
Ex-corrections officer Taj Everly, of Cortlandt Manor, is accused of assaulting inmate Damian Williams in May.  
His supervisor, Rosita Rossy, a former sergeant from Monticello, is accused of trying to cover up the assault by falsifying reports and directing other officers to do the same. 
Everly could face a maximum of 30 years in prison, and Rossy could face a maximum of 55 years. 


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