Richard Heene (Balloon Boy’s father) was sentenced to 90 days in jail for his role in the October incident.
Mayumi Heene (Balloon Boy’s mother) was also sentenced to 20 days in jail for her role, which she’ll serve after her husband completes his time.
Richard was also ordered to 4 years probation. The judge also imposed a condition forbidding Richard from profiting from the Balloon Boy hoax during the 4 year period of his probation.
During the hearing, Heene apologized for the incident.
Heene will begin his sentence on January 11, 2010.
Post author: Daniel Semper