Gunman in dog grooming shooting, brother sentenced

Barry Boydston pleaded guilty in an attempted murder and was sentenced to more than nine years in prison last week in a plea deal, according to Sweet Home Police Department Det. Cyndi Pichardo.

His brother Damon Boydston was sentenced to 15 months in prison on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm.

Further details were unavailable at press time and will be published in next week’s edition of The New Era.

Barry Boydston was charged for attempted murder in December after he went to the Bubbles and Barks dog grooming business on Dec. 21.

He was dropped at the location by his brother, Damon Boydston, who was arrested by Lebanon police for driving under the influence and felon in possession of a firearm.

Barry Boydston allegedly entered the business and brandished a sawed-off shotgun at owner Cindy Blondin and her friend, Rebekah Katelnikoff, who was helping out there.