A Vero Beach construction worker found guilty of stealing from his employer while working on Cache Cay Drive had his sentence reduced last week despite the objection of his former boss.
William Jones, 42, had no comment as he stood somberly in front of Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Cox Wednesday wearing a jail-issued jumpsuit and handcuffs. A jury found Jones guilty of felony second-degree grand theft in March 2016 after a three-day trial.
Police say Jones stole and defrauded John Wayne Construction of nearly $27,000 from May through August 2014 while he was working on a 5-bedroom island home off the bank of Bethel Creek.
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