Johnston Co. woman sentenced for embezzling from employer

JOHNSTON COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Johnston County woman was given a seven year deferred sentence for embezzling from a former employer.

40-year-old Lawanda Valle pleaded guilty in February to embezzling from Pip Blue Repair Equipment while employed there.

Court documents state Valle embezzled more than $31,000 from June 2016 through December 2017.

Valle will spend 18 months under Department of Corrections supervision and will have to pay back $31,000 in restitution and court fees.