Ethan Couch

‘Affluenza’ Mom’s Bond Could Be Revoked after Allegedly Consuming Alcohol

Prosecutors allege that “affluenza” mom Tonya Couch violated the terms of her bond last weekend by consuming alcoholic beverages. They want to re-arrest her and rewrite the conditions for her freedom while she awaits trial on felony charges of money laundering and hindering the apprehension of a felon, her son Ethan, better known as the “affluenza” teen.


‘Affluenza’ Teen Now Wants a New Judge

The attorneys for “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch filed a motion to remove the judge who sent their client to jail. This follows the legal team’s recent court filing to spring their client out of custody.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen Quietly Moved to Adult Jail

North Texas officials quietly transferred “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, 18, from a Fort Worth juvenile detention facility to an adult jail in a surprise move on Friday. Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson likened the situation to Couch having a “different landlord” because the case remains under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court system, for now.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen Back in U.S.A. to Face Texas Justice

Ethan Couch, the Texas 18-year-old known for his “affluenza” defense in the fatal 2013 drunk driving accident that killed four people and injured others, arrived at the Dallas-Ft. Worth International airport just before 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, on an AeroMexico flight, NBC DFW reported. He could be seen walking through the airport escorted by law enforcement. Until this week, Couch fought his extradition back to the United States through a high-profile attorney in Mexico.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen Almost Got Away With It

Tarrant County officials, the families of the victims, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) expressed concern, even outrage, that “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, who has fought his extradition to the U.S., might beat the system and remain in Mexico but, as it looks now, he only almost got away with it.


MADD Petitions Court to Try ‘Affluenza’ Teen as an Adult

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced they will deliver a signed petition to the juvenile court hearing held in Fort Worth on Tuesday where a judge will determine whether “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch’s case stays in juvenile court or gets transferred into the adult court system.


‘Affluenza’ Teen’s Mom Charged with Felony, Lawyers Say She Did Nothing Wrong

Tonya Couch, the mother of fugitive “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, was formally charged with allegedly hindering the apprehension of her son, yet her attorneys insist she did not do anything wrong, breaking no Texas laws. Breitbart Texas reported the charge, a third-degree felony, carries a 2-10 year prison sentence. Her bail was set at $1 million. The charge stems from Couch purportedly helping her son flee the country to Mexico.

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