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Former Township Official Headed To Prison

POTTSVILLE — A former tax collector in Schuylkill County will spend up to five years in prison for stealing taxpayer money. William Wildoner from Barnesvi...

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.