|Spoiled brat caught on tape playing beer pong when he was supposed to be serving his probation sentence.|
He managed to use his family's connections to get him house arrest. Ethan Couch was convicted of vehicular homicide. He was sentenced to ten years of in-house with the conditions to avoid alcohol, drugs and criminal behavior. Couch's reckless actions resulted in the death of four innocent motorists.
The lawyers had argued that Couch was unable to understand the consequences of his actions because of his financial privilege. The defendant had been witnessed on surveillance video stealing beer from a store, driving with seven passengers in a Ford F-350 stolen from his father, speeding (70 miles per hour (110 km/h) in a 40 miles per hour (64 km/h) zone). Couch was also driving drunk and while under sedation with Valium; he had a blood alcohol content of .24%, three times the legal limit for an adult in Texas.
Eric Boyles, whose wife and daughter were killed in the crash, said, "Had he not had money to have the defense there, to also have the experts testify, and also offer to pay for the treatment, I think the results would have been different."
While many Black or Hispanic motorists are often subjected to time in the iron college, Couch had managed to sway the court with this pathetic excuse. He was suffering from affluenza. This disorder is supposedly caused by having too much affluence in the community where in the mindset, you're immune from knowing right from wrong.
Someone recorded Couch and a couple of his friends playing beer pong. One of the players would crash land on the table while he stands there cheering him on.
When the person posted it on social media, it managed to grab junk food media attention.
The user posted a video along with a caption stating that Ethan Couch was in violation of his probation. The video is of several teens throwing a party, one of which appears to be Ethan Couch.
This would be in direct violation of his 10 year probation if any alcohol consumption was involved. Consequences may include a re-sentencing which could mean up to 10 years in jail according to the Tarrant County District Office.