Father in balloon boy hoax reports to jail
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- The Colorado man who orchestrated the balloon boy hoax has turned himself in to begin a 90-day jail sentence.
Richard Heene reported to the Larimer County jail in Fort Collins on this morning.
He pleaded guilty to attempting to influence a public servant after the Oct. 15 saga that captivated a national television audience. He must serve 30 days in jail before he can participate in a work-release program.
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