Balloon Boy parents to serve jail time.
POSTED: Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 9:31am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
The so called Balloon Boy parents, were sentenced on Wednesday for their roles in a hoax that riveted the nation's attention in October.
Richard and Mayumi Heene entered a Colorado courtroom with their attorney on Wednesday morning. The judge ordered Richard Heene to 90 days in jail, 4 years supervised probation, restitution and 400 hours of community service. Of his 90 days in jail, he can serve 60 days through work release which will mean he will serve his jail time during the weekends.
Mayumi Heene was sentenced to 20 days in jail and be served after her husband completes his sentencing time.