Tonya Couch

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Affluenza Mom Joins Affluenza Son in Jail

Tonya Couch failed drug test

(Newser) - Another member of America's infamous "affluenza" family is behind bars after Tonya Couch failed a drug test, the Star-Telegram reports. The mother of Ethan Couch was jailed Wednesday for violating the conditions of her bond, which prohibit controlled substances, marijuana, and alcohol. Tonya Couch had been free on...

'Affluenza' Mom Off Hook for $3K Extradition Tab

Order for Tonya Couch to pay up rescinded—for now

(Newser) - It cost just over $3,175 to haul Tonya Couch from Los Angeles back to Fort Worth last month, but the mom of "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch won't have to pay it back to Texas' Tarrant County for now, the Star-Telegram reports. The elder Couch, who's accused...

'Affluenza' Teen's Family Has History of Legal Woes

Ethan Couch's mom and dad have been in plenty of trouble, too

(Newser) - Long before Ethan Couch and parents Fred and Tonya became notorious for using an "affluenza" defense in a drunk-driving crash that killed four people, they had multiple run-ins with the law, often flouting authority or relying on personal wealth to get out of trouble, the AP reports. The incidents—...

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