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Breaking: Balloon Boy’s Dad Gets 90 Days in Jail

ALSQO22.jpgThe judge also said he can’t profit from the stunt for four years. So when Falcon is 10, it’s on.

From AP:

A judge sentenced Richard Heene to 90 days in jail, including 60 days of work release that will let him pursue work as a construction contractor while doing his time. The judge also imposed conditions on Heene’s probation that forbid him from profiting from the balloon spectacle in any way for four years.

Heene choked back tears as he said he was sorry, especially to the rescue workers who chased down false reports that his 6-year-old son had floated away in a balloon. He said: “I do want to reiterate that I’m very, very sorry.”

Previously on FBLA:


  • Balloon-acy, Hot Error and Falcon’s Rest

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