Jessie Guyewski, who has a history of thefts, pled guilty on the charge and received a 10 year sentence. Stanley was brought to trial, where a jury of six convicted him. He now faces 10 years as well. Stanley also has a criminal history of thefts as well as various other charges.
"It's getting to be that time of year when we will see more air conditioner thefts," Sylvester said. "People work too hard to have someone just come along and steal their things, so this office will prosecute vigorously anyone brought in."