The Norman Transcript

June 19, 2013

Woman allegedly embezzled $16K

By Jessica Bruha
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — A Noble woman was charged Tuesday in Cleveland County District Court after allegedly embezzling from a storage unit company in Moore.

Tina Sue O’Kelly, 46, allegedly embezzled $16,199.14 from American Self Storage, 1701 Tower Drive. O’Kelly was a property manager for the storage unit, according to the affidavit filed with the charge.

“The defendant (O’Kelly) would negotiate lease agreements with customers that would require them to pay for the lease with cash. The defendant would tell the customer they would get an extra month of free rent if they paid in cash or the lease rates would not go up if they paid in cash,” the affidavit said.

O’Kelly was believed to have been embezzling from the storage unit between September 2012 and January, the affidavit said.