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Huron man pleads guilty in fake robbery case

HURON (AP) — One of two men charged in a staged armed robbery of a Huron convenience store has changed his plea to guilty.

Performance Radio of Huron reports that 27-year-old Sidney Malone Jr. pleaded guilty to grand theft. He faces up to five years in prison.

Malone and 26-year old Donnell Williams are accused of setting up a fake armed robbery at the store where both men worked.

Williams is accused of bringing a handgun into the store and pointing it at Malone on Jan. 29.

Malone says he took more than 3,100 dollars. Malone is currently out of jail on bond and a sentencing date has not been set.

A trial for Williams is slated on June 26.

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