'Affluenza' Teen Caught in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Ethan Couch was discovered in disguise on Christmas Eve after fleeing the country with the help of his mother.
2:33 | 12/30/15

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Transcript for 'Affluenza' Teen Caught in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
We turn out to other news tonight into the fugitive Texas teenager who authorities say was on the run with help from his mother. Now both of them caught in Porta via. Even couch on probation after driving drunk and killing four people before and after there's hair dyed black with forty state disguising himself. Now questions about his mother tonight Tonya who investigators say helped her son evade police. Investigators this evening revealing the two threw themselves of going away party before making a run for it and who now faces more time behind bars. His mother ABC's Matt Gutman in Mexico. The three week manhunt for that privilege Texas team indeed on this ridden street in Mexico. He can catch transforming himself. That public hearing beard so different from that childish looking teen who pled guilty to killing four people in the point thirteen drunk driving crash. Sentencing his legal team claimed he suffered from Wednesday. Too rich and spoiled know right from wrong he got ten years' probation. The break for investigators coming on Christmas Eve. A week after US marshals released this wanted poster saying that he was only one in this black Ford truck belonging to his mother telling yet who was also missing. But probably drew the net to the border. In new crossed over the border. Adding that before the fugitive set out in their 2200 mile trek. They even had. Something that was almost akin to a going away party before little before they left. I don't Mexican authorities were alerted on December 26 and last night he got here. What Clinton utilization there's commercial wouldn't it and it was weird but not many Americans in this neighborhood where residents tell us evens it out. It right there in the back he ate at this restaurant. It's been really hard finding them two months ago we try to find couch who wasn't looking to talk you know answer couple questions. The camp soon surfaced again it could of viral. Investigators telling ABC news it appears to be couch at this booty party possibly violating his probation. Sources telling ABC news it prompted couch in his mother to flee ditching his check in with his probation officer. Authorities now saying mother and son could be deported to Texas and faced a judge within 48 hours. Police escorted accountant at a Chevy eighty dollar a month rent to what their hands cuffed behind their backs now Tonya faces up to five years for. Hindering apprehension but even. He faces only up to four months in jail. As Texas law he's still considered a juvenile.

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