Embezzlement Allegation Names Teacher

Jay, OK – Former teacher in Grove charged with embezzlement

JAY, Okla. (AP) A former high school English teacher and cheerleading adviser in the Grove school district has been charged with embezzling money from the district's cheerleading fund.

Court documents show 53-year-old Michell Diane Martin is accused of taking $8,270 from the fund.

Her attorney declined comment on the charge.

Martin worked for the Grove district in 2001 and again from 2005 until she resigned Oct. 26.

She is currently free on bail.

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