Former Pontiac School official Jumanne Sledge pleads guilty to taking $236,000 from the district

(WXYZ) - Jumanne Sledge, a former Associate Superintendent of Pontiac Schools, pleaded guilty today to taking district funds, according to the US Attorney's office. 

Sledge plead guilty to paying himself a check for $236,000 from a school fund he controlled. At the time, Sledge had earned $135,000 a year from Pontiac Schools and also received a car allowance of $535 a month.

The 7 Action News Investigators also obtained an internal report that accuses Sledge of cashing in on vacation days he did not earn from Pontiac Schools.

Under the terms of his plea agreement, Sledge faces up to 30 months in a federal prison. The terms of his restitution have been made public, but federal agents already seized Sledge's Jaguar and $34,000 from his bank account.

His sentencing is scheduled for January 10, 2013.

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