Video: Parents, Jill and Kent Easter, Plant Drugs on School Volunteer
Jill and Kent Easter, parents of an Irvine, California elementary school student, are accused of planting drugs on an unnamed parent/volunteer at their son's school (video below).
The parents, both attorneys, were arrested on Tuesday and face felony charges for conspiracy.
Police allege Kent Easter placed a bag of drugs, including Vicodin and marijuana, in the female volunteer's vehicle, then made up a fake name and called police on Feb. 16, 2011.
Police officers responded to the scene and found drugs in her car.
Irvine Police Lt. Julia Engen told ABC7: "She was shocked. She had no idea where those items came from. Things just didn't seem to add up."
Police say Kent Easter was caught on surveillance video at a hotel near his workplace in Newport Beach, California calling police to report the volunteer for driivng suspiciously and having drugs in her car.
The couple allegedly called and texted each other before and after the crime.
Police claim that Jill Easter was upset with the volunteer because she believed the woman was not properly supervising their son.
The couple is scheduled to be arraigned on July 17 and is being held on $20,000 bail.