Julie Wheeler and her husband, Rodney, have been arrested after the pair concocted a plan to keep Julie out of jail for 10 years. Julie Wheeler was sentenced to 10 years and a fine of $250,000 after scamming the VA out of $300,000. To keep Julie from prison, Rodney and their son, told police that Julie fell off a cliff and into the New River Gorge, prompting a search party that consisted of dogs, helicopters, multiple officer from several agencies. When Julie didn't turn up, the authorities went to the Wheeler home and found Julie hiding in a closet. Julie and Rodney Wheeler were both arrested.
Photo: West Virginia Regional Jail