Mayor Of Jay Arrested For Embezzlement

Monday, March 28th 2011, 5:50 pm
By: News On 6

JAY, Oklahoma – The Mayor of Jay was arrested Monday, accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the city, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said.

According to the OSBI, 58-year-old Wayne Dunham, was taken into custody at his office at city hall. The OSBI said Dunham embezzled more than $18,000 from the city.

Dunham was booked into the Delaware County Jail on one count of embezzlement.

The OSBI said the city clerk, 50-year-old Teresa Smith-Gross, was also arrested in connection with the case. Gross was booked into the Delaware County Jail one a complaint of accessory after the fact.