Cheese Thief Sentenced

A Washington County judge this week sentenced the 36-year-old Milwaukee man who stole a semi trailer loaded with cheese in Germantown. Larelle Henderson will serve six months in the Washington County Jail and three years of probation. Henderson and a second man, Tracy Steed, stole $70,000 worth of cheese. They sold some of it, but the cheese that was recovered had to be destroyed due to possible contamination.  Authorities are still looking for Steed who failed to show up for a court appearance last April. Henderson has also been ordered to pay $250 a month in restitution starting in October when he gets out of jail. The theft occurred in January of 2016.