BY PUBLIC OFFICER - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of embezzlement by public officer unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
First, the defendant is a [deputy/employee of a] county/state officer; and
Second, the defendant diverted;
Third, any money appropriated by law;
Fourth, from the purpose and object of the appropriation;
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. Supp. 2004, § 1451(C).