WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - A man has been sentenced to jail for his role in the theft of hundreds of cases of diapers intended for the needy.
A Winnebago County judge ordered Jason M. Havel to serve nine months in jail for a charge of felony Theft. He was also ordered to pay restitution
Havel pleaded "no contest" to the charge in May and was found guilty.
Between the dates of Jan. 3 and Feb. 13, Havel and John Forbes stole approximately 1,700 cases of diapers from a Fox Crossing warehouse used by the United Way of the Fox Cities.
The stolen diapers were valued at $45,000. The men, former Valley Packaging employees, were accused of reselling the diapers to make a profit.
In June, Forbes was sentenced to nine months in jail for a felony Theft charge. He was also ordered to pay restitution.
Investigators were able to recover eight pallets of stolen diapers.
Kimberly-Clark and Amazon each donated thousands of diapers to help the United Way replenish the supply it lost to the theft.