Why This Former Real Housewives Daughter Is Headed To Jail

In Bravo's Real Housewives franchise, there's bound to be a few arrests. From RHONY star Luann de Lesseps' drunk and disorderly conduct to RHOBH alum Kim Richards' shoplifting allegations and RHONJ's Giudice family federal fraud charges, it seems the best of reality TV always veers to illegal activity. Believe it or not, these Housewives can be even more explosive off-camera than on the series! 

It comes as no surprise, then, that the daughter of a Real Housewives of Orange County star has been sentenced to jail time. Far from the bickering, hair pulling, and wine throwing that views have come to associate with the Housewives franchise, the allegations against one of the daughters are serious and far-reaching. 

Keep scrolling to find out which RHOC alum's offspring has multiple criminal charges against her, and why the Irvine Police Department has had a warrant out for her arrest since 2019.

RHOC alum Lynne Curtin's daughter was arrested for drug charges

Real Housewives of Orange County alum Lynne Curtin's daughter, Alexa Curtin, was sentenced to 68 days in jail after pleading guilty to various criminal charges, per PeopleThe jewelry designer and equine entrepreneur has stayed quiet on her social media since the news of her daughter's jail time broke. 

Alexa, 28, has been a fugitive since 2019 prior to her February 2021 sentencing. According to court records obtained by The Blast, Alexa pled guilty to a series of criminal offenses including "possession of a controlled substance and substance paraphernalia, driving under the influence, driving without a valid license, vandalism, and petty theft." Alexa was sentenced to three years probation, a three-month alcohol program, and 68 days in jail. 

Alexa has had several brushes with the law. She was charged with possession of heroin in June 2016 and later arrested in January 2019 on "suspicion of possession of Xanax and drug paraphernalia by the Irvine Police Department," per People. After failing to appear in court, she was arrested in July 2019. Alexa was also awarded a $2.25 million settlement in 2017 from a lawsuit against an Orange County sheriff's deputy for raping her in 2014, per People. The deputy was responding to a domestic dispute between Alexa and her husband, Michael DeVecchio. The couple separated in 2015 and filed for divorce in 2019

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