Deputies: Family says relative broke in, stole more than $17,000

Posted on: 2:30 pm, August 22, 2013, by and , updated on: 03:32pm, August 22, 2013

Jessica Lee Clark mug shot

NORMAN, Okla. – Cleveland County deputies recovered more than $17,000 in cash and jewelry with just one arrest.

However, they are still looking for more property stolen from a Norman home last week and they are asking for your help.

Authorities said the homeowners told them they saw one of their family members wearing a ring stolen from their house.

Following the tip, deputies went to talk to the relative, 32-year-old Jessica L. Clark of Norman.

Deputies said when they met with Clark, she was wearing the ring reported stolen, worth about $4,000.

When they arrested her, she was carrying a backpack.

Officials said they found $16,900 cash in the bag along with oxycodone pills.

Deputies searched Clark’s home and car where they found the victim’s personal and legal papers.

Clark bonded out of jail Wednesday.

Sheriff Joe Lester said anyone who has information about the burglary or missing property should call CCSO at (405) 701-8888.

“I urge anyone who knows details about this crime to please call the sheriff’s office immediately,” Lester said. “Help us bring the criminals to justice and return the missing valuables to their owner.”