LaGrange Man Sentenced for Stealing Government Property 

A LaGrange man will spend 15 months in jail for stealing government property.70-year-old Robert Venti was convicted of stealing about $32,000 worth of government retirement payments issued to his father.Court records state that after Venti’s father died in December 1990, Venti forged his father’s name on annuity payment verification forms, opened a bank account in his father’s name and had payments deposited into it.Venti must also pay a $1,000 fine.