Former Tax Collector Pleads Guilty to Theft Charges

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POTTSVILLE -- William Wildoner of Barnesville admitted to stealing more than $350,000 that was intended for the Mahanoy Area school district and other taxing bodies.

He pleaded guilty to theft charges on Wednesday.

The crime happened while he was tax collector for Ryan Township.

Wildoner could face up to 21 years in prison when he's sentenced.