Woman charged with theft of funds from Kane Day School

A Kane woman faces 84 felony charges linked with the alleged theft of funds from the Kane Day School at the Tabor Lutheran Church.Ashley Nicole Wilson, 26, of 615 Maple St., Kane, allegedly took $13,377.31 in funds while serving as the treasurer of the pre-school program.She has been arraigned before Kane District Judge Dave Engman, who set bail at $10,000 (unsecured).Wilson is scheduled to appear today in Central Court at the courthouse in Smethport to either waive a preliminary hearing or request a hearing before Engman.Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard filed the charges following an extensive investigation that began six weeks ago. Kane Police Officer Catrina Retterer also assisted in the case.Wilson faces the following charges, all felonies:*Three counts of theft by failure to make required disposition of funds.*A total of 43 counts of theft by unlawful taking.*A total of 38 counts of forgery.Pick up a copy of the Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 edition of The Ridgway Record for more.