Hilton Hotels heir has 48 hours to surrender to begin serving 60-day jail term for drug use
Conrad Hilton, younger brother to socialite Paris Hilton, has less than 48 hours to surrender to federal authorities after he was sentenced to 60 days in jail for admitting to using pot, cocaine and synthetic marijuana, officials said.
Hilton appeared Monday in a federal courtroom in Los Angeles, where Judge Suzanne Segal revoked his supervised probation and sentenced him to jail, according to Thom Mrozek, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office.
Hilton admitted to using the three drugs, but did not admit to using PCP or Lorazepam, a prescription pill used to treat anxiety, he said. According to court documents, Hilton’s urine samples tested positive while he was at the Hills Treatment Center.
The Hilton Hotels and Resorts heir was placed on probation after pleading guilty to attacking several flight attendants aboard a British Airways flight from London to Los Angeles on July 31, 2014.
At the time, Segal ordered Hilton to be placed in a residential treatment facility due to his “mental health condition, need for medication and medical supervision and substance abuse history,” according to court records.
Hilton was required to remain in treatment for at least 90 days.
Hilton was charged last year in the in-flight fracas.
He was passenger on the flight from London when he frightened passengers and made children cry as he attacked crew members, according to the plea agreement.
At one point, he became belligerent and called the crew and passengers peasants, according to the complaint.
During the flight, Hilton repeatedly entered the bathroom to smoke marijuana and tobacco, according to the plea agreement.
After yelling at another flight attendant, Hilton tried to punch a crew member but missed, prosecutors said.
Hilton reportedly grabbed a flight attendant’s shirt and said: “I could get you all fired in five minutes. I know your boss. My father will pay this out, he has done it before. Dad paid $300,000 last time.”
As Hilton misbehaved, crew members held two safety briefings to review the possibility of restraining him, authorities said.
He eventually fell asleep, and the crew used that time to restrain him.
Police boarded the plane and talked to Hilton, who allegedly said he intimidated the flight crew members because he was defending himself.
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