Cemetery Theft Suspect Sentenced to 3 Years

MACHESNEY PARK (WIFR) -- One of the two men arrested for stealing vases from a Machesney Park cemetery in August 2013 is now heading to prison.

Michael Fornal, 31, was sentenced on Friday to three years. Police say Fornal and Justin Stanfa, 29, took nearly 40 vases worth nearly $60,000 and tried to sell them to a recycling plant. Stanfa isn't going to prison, he's agreed to drug court.


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