Getaway Driver Sentenced in Christmas Murder
(IDAHO FALLS) – On of the suspects charged in the fatal stabbing of Buck Garner Christmas Day was sentenced Monday. 18-year-old Derek Perez admitted to driving the getaway car the night Garner was murdered, and pleaded guilty to an aggravated battery charge in April. Perez was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, though he will likely be enrolled in a Ryder program. Perez was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine to the Garner family.