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Randy Quaid, Wife Freed From Jail

Judge couldn't find probable cause to continue holding them

(Newser) - Released from Vermont custody, actor Randy Quaid and his wife said Thursday they will now turn their attention to resolving five-year-old criminal charges in California that they squatted in a home they once owned and vandalized the property. A Vermont judge dismissed fugitive-from-justice charges against the couple and released them,... More »

Gross Twist in Randy and Evi Quaid Case

A fellow jailed woman slipped something unwanted into Evi's cell

(Newser) - Vermont corrections officials say a woman jailed on an attempted murder charge put feces into the cell of Evi Quaid, wife of actor Randy Quaid, on Sunday. A department official says that the two women had no physical contact and that Quaid was in her cell. He says the other... More »

Randy Quaid Arrested While Crossing US Border

The actor was kicked out of Canada but is wanted on felony charges in the US

(Newser) - Actor Randy Quaid was arrested—along with his wife Evi—Friday night while trying to cross the Canadian border into Vermont, the CBC reports. According to the AP , the Quaids were detained by US Customs and Border Protection agents because they're still wanted on felony charges from 2010 in... More »

Randy Quaid Arrested in Canada

After 5 years, he says he's ready to face US charges

(Newser) - American actor Randy Quaid says he could be deported from Canada next week and that he'd like to resolve his legal issues in California and "move on with my life." In a phone interview with the AP on Wednesday from a detention center in Laval, Quebec, Quaid... More »

Quaids Seek Asylum in Canada

Life is never dull around this crazy couple

(Newser) - When it comes to Randy and Evi Quaid, truth is stranger than fiction. After skipping a US court hearing Monday on charges that they squatted in and vandalized a home, the pair was arrested in Canada and told the country’s immigration board yesterday that they are seeking asylum from... More »

Quaids Busted for Burglary

Troubled couple runs afoul of the law ... again

(Newser) - Add “burglary” to Randy and Evi Quaid’s still-growing rap sheet. The Quaids have allegedly been squatting in a Santa Barbara guest house on a property they used to own, and are accused of causing more than $5,000 in damages to the house. Cops arrived Saturday after being... More »

Judge Orders Randy Quaid, Wife Sent to Jail

Couple allegedly skipped out on $10K hotel bill

(Newser) - Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, are in jail in Santa Barbara after finally showing up for a hearing in the felony case against them. The actor and his wife, who allegedly skipped out on a $10,000 hotel tab , are being held on $100,000 bond. "The judge... More »

Quaids Skip Court, Face Arrest, Extradition

Randy and Evi Quaid missed three court dates; arrest warrant stands

(Newser) - After allegedly skipping out on their hotel bill, then skipping out on their court date three times, Randy and Evi Quaid are facing arrest. Yesterday's court appearance was their last shot, prosecutors tell E! , and extradition proceedings are underway. Their outstanding arrest warrants also remain effective, and "if extradition... More »

Quaids: $10K Hotel Bill Got Lost in Mail

Couple didn't think they had to pay at checkout, moved before tab arrived: lawyer

(Newser) - Randy and Evi Quaid didn’t pay the $10,000 hotel bill they’re accused of skipping out because it got lost in the mail, their lawyer told a Santa Barbara, Calif., court today. The Quaids didn’t think they had to pay upon checkout, and changed addresses before the... More »

Worst Celebrity Hotel Guests

As you probably guessed, Randy and Evi Quaid, Amy Winehouse made the list

(Newser) - Randy and Evi Quaid certainly aren’t the first celebrities to prove themselves awful hotel guests. In perhaps the understatement of the year, Concierge.com editor Peter Frank tells ABC, “Some of these celebrities do not know how to behave in a civilized manner.” Some of the worst... More »

Quaids' Wild Ride a Tale of Drugs, Paranoia

Texas arrest for stiffing hotel bill is just the tip of the iceberg

(Newser) - The arrest of Randy and Evi Quaid in Texas for stiffing a California hotel is only the latest twist in a bizarre tale of unpaid bills and paranoid fantasies. A private investigator hired by the Quaids—she’s out $17,000—tells Diane Dimond the actor and his wife owe... More »

Randy Quaid, Wife Arrested for Stiffing Hotel on $10K Tab

Couple fights cops in west Texas after apprehension

(Newser) - Randy Quaid and his wife were arrested late today in west Texas for skipping out on a $10,000 tab at a California resort—and, a source tells TMZ, cops had to use force to subdue both. Felony warrants were issued for the 58-year-old actor and Evi, a former model,... More »

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