The mother of Ethan Couch, the notorious teenager who was killed for a fatal car accident, was arrested on Wednesday for violating her probation requirements.
Tonya Couch, 50, was lodged in Tarrant County prison in Texas for failing a urine analysis test, a county official told Fox News. It was not immediately clear what substance made her miss the test.
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prosecutors, claimed in June 2017 that Couch had violated her alcohol liability
Couch is currently being prosecuted for money laundering and obstructing the arrest of a refugee who helped her son Ethan escape the country in 2015 during his probationary period.
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The two fled to Mexico after Ethan, who was now 20 years old, drank alcohol at a party, which was a violation of his probationary requirements [
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Tonya's arrest came days before Ethan's release on April 2 after spending two years behind bars
Ethan became 720 days in prison in April 2016 Condemned – 180 days for each of the four people he killed in drunk driving at the age of 16 in 2013. His blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit
He was originally sentenced to probation for his actions, but was revoked because of alcohol consumption.
A psychologist in his manslaughter case blamed Ethan's actions for "Afflumenza" or irresponsibility over family assets.
He will spend several years on probation after being released from prison. Fox 4 reports that Ethan needs to wear an ankle monitor at 9pm. drive until 8 o'clock in the morning with a camera equipped ignition interlock device and undergo daily drug testing and alcohol testing.
The Associated Press has contributed to this report.