Two married Irvine attorneys were arrested today on suspicion of planting some prescription pills, pot and a pot pipe in the car of a parent-volunteer at their son’s school.
Kent Wycliffe Easter and Jill Bjorkholm Easter, both 38, are charged with conspiring to put the painkillers — Vicodin and Percocet — and some pot and a pipe behind the woman’s driver’s seat, according to the Orange County
District Attorney’s Office.
They were angry at the woman over how she was supervising their son at an elementary school, prosecutors said.
Authorities allege the couple made cell phone calls and sent text messages to one another, as Kent Easter drove to the woman’s home to plant the drugs in her unlocked vehicle just after midnight on Feb. 16, 2011 prosecutors said.
About 1:15 p.m. that same day, Kent Easter called Irvine police, gave a fake name and phone number and said he was a concerned parent who saw the woman’s car being driven erratically at the elementary school, prosecutors allege.
Irvine police stopped the woman who agreed to let police search her car and home, prosecutors said. Officers started to doubt the drugs belonged to the woman, and the investigation led to the Easters, prosecutors said.
Kent Easter has been a member of the state bar association since 1998. His wife was admitted the same year, but her license has expired, prosecutors said.