Embezzlement suspect appears in district courtMay 3, 2019 | Courts|Headlines
NEWKIRK — A woman accused of embezzling at least $33,000 from Kinkaid Veterinary Hospital is set to appear in Kay County District Court on May 10.
Sara Beth Allison, 22, Ponca City, is charged in with felony embezzlement.
Police report in the affidavit that owner David Kinkaid could not figure out why is business was losing money.
Kinkaid reportedly told police his bank statements show a loss of $33,230.64 and that he was charged $7,423.98 in overdraft charges, brining his total loss to $40,654.27.
Kinkaid reportedly told police he suspected Allison was stealing.
On Oct. 29, 2018, Kinkaid and his son Brett, took a recorded statement from Allison in which she reportedly admitted to stealing somewhere between $25,000 and $50,000.
The recording was given to police.
Allison’s criminal background includes a drug case in 2016, which was later dismissed and a drug and alcohol related arrested in 2017.
That case is set for a preliminary hearing on May 15.