Former Township Official Headed To Prison

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

POTTSVILLE -- A former tax collector in Schuylkill County will spend up to five years in prison for stealing taxpayer money.

William Wildoner from Barnesville was sentenced Thursday by a judge in Schuylkill County to 18 to 60 months in state prison.

He pleaded guilty in 2012 to stealing more then $350,000 of tax money meant for the Mahanoy Area School District when he was tax collector for Ryan Township.