Former Barton County resident Sydney Anne Perez, 21, has been convicted of aiding and abetting battery, Barton County Attorney Amy Mellor said Tuesday.
Perez appeared in Barton County District Court on Friday with her attorney and entered a plea. Her sentencing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 22.
The charge stems from the night of Dec. 3, 2015, when Christopher Michael Huges, 44, was shot at 563 NW 20 Ave. The Barton County Sheriff’s Office reported at the time that multiple shots were fired during a dispute over property.
Originally, Perez and Kirk Andre Sander, Great Bend, were charged with aggravated battery and aiding and abetting aggravated battery. Sander has entered a plea of not guilty and his jury trial is scheduled for Nov. 6-8.
Perez remains free on a $20,000 surety bond that was posted after her arrest.
The Barton County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case. Douglas Matthews prosecuted the case for the county attorney’s office.
Clark’s parole revoked
Also on Friday, Tyrone Shalondale Clark appeared in court for a probation violation hearing. The court revoked his probation and ordered him to serve the remainder of his underlying sentence of five years, four months with the Kansas Department of Corrections.
Clark was originally sentenced on Aug. 7, 2015, for distribution or possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and was initially granted probation for a period of three years.
The Great Bend Police Department investigated the case. County Attorney Mellor was the prosecutor.