BREAKING NEWS: Balloon Boy Dad Richard Heene Surrenders to Authorities

Nov. 12 2009, Published 7:16 a.m. ET

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Richard Heene, the mastermind behind the balloon boy stunt, has surrendered himself to the police and has obtained his booking photo taken in Colorado after he turned himself in on Thursday.

Heene and his wife Mayumi are expected to plead guilty to a hoax: he to a felony offense of attempting to influence a public servant and she to a misdemeanor offense of false reporting to authorities.

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He turned himself in at the Larimer County Detention Center. The couple is expected in court on November 13.


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