Orange County District Attorney Press Release
For Immediate Release: October 17, 2014
SANTA ANA – An attorney who plotted with his wife was sentenced today for having an elementary school parent volunteer arrested and falsely imprisoned by planting drugs in her car. Kent Wycliffe Easter, 40, Irvine, was convicted by a jury Sept. 10, 2014, of one felony count of false imprisonment by deceit. This was a retrial of the case, as a former jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict, finding 11 to one for guilt. Easter was sentenced to six months in jail and three years informal probation.
Co-defendant Jill Bjorkholm Easter, 41, Irvine, pleaded guilty on Oct. 30, 2013, to one felony count of false imprisonment by deceit and was sentenced to one year in jail and three years of formal probation. Continue reading