Nowata County sheriff accused of keeping $6K worth of school supplies to use on campaign
NOWATA COUNTY, Okla. (KTUL) -- Nowata County Sheriff Kenny Freeman was arrested Wednesday for felony embezzlement.
District Attorney Kevin Buchanan says Freeman helped with a school supply drive Sept. 13, which collected $6,000 worth of donations. Buchanan says Freeman was supposed to deliver the supplies to various schools but instead used them for his re-election campaign. He is seeking re-election in November.
Freeman was booked into Washington County Jail after his arrest.