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Former Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Theft

DURYEA, Pa. — A man now admits he stole thousands from a fire company and an ambulance association in Luzerne County. Eric Wruble pleaded guilty to charge...

DURYEA, Pa. -- A man now admits he stole thousands from a fire company and an ambulance association in Luzerne County.

Eric Wruble pleaded guilty to charges of theft and forgery Monday.

According to investigators, he stole more than $136,000 from the Germania Hose Company in Duryea.

They say Wruble also wrote $14,000 worth of checks to himself from the Duryea Ambulance Association.

Wruble is the former treasurer of both organizations.