Woman accused of embezzling from school district faces 3 years in prison

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Chula Vista, CA – A former school employee accused of embezzling more than $53,000 from the Sweetwater Union High School District faces up to three years in prison if convicted, prosecutors said.

Danya Margarita Williams, 42, of Chula Vista, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three felony counts of embezzlement. She is accused of stealing more than $53,000 in money orders between June 2016 and November 2017, according prosecutors.

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Kerry L. Armstrong


Attorney Kerry Armstrong opened up his law firm in June 2007. Mr. Armstrong attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California, and received his B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University. Kerry L. Armstrong became certified by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization for criminal law in August 2020, making him one of the few criminal defense attorneys with a criminal law legal specialization certificate in San Diego County.  Between 2014 – 2019, Mr. Armstrong was selected for inclusion in the California Super Lawyers list, an honor only awarded to 5% of the nation’s attorneys.

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