‘Balloon Boy’ Dad Sentenced for Pulling Hoax

Richard Heene, the man who caused a national uproar when he called in a hoax saying his young son was trapped in an experimental flying device, has been sentenced to jail.

The judge handed out the maximum sentence of 90 days in jail, including 60 days work release.

The prosecutor urged the judge to hand out the maximum sentence, saying Richard Heene "wasted a lot of manpower and a lot of money in wanting to get himself some publicity."

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