Sat. Jan 25th, 2020

Hillbroom sentenced to 60 days for prison escape

By: L.N. Reklai

June 17, 2017 (Koror, Palau) Junior Larry Imeong Hillbroom, the heir of Larry Hillbloom, began serving his 60 days sentence for his prison escape of February 17, 2016.

Junior Hillbroom pled to a lesser crime of Escape in the Second Degree which is a class C Felony with term of imprisonment of not less than a year and no more than five years. [restrict]

Government accepted the plea agreement and the court sentenced Mr. Hillbroom to five years supervised probation. As condition for his probation, he will serve 60 days in jail, attend in-patient drug rehabilitation program, write an apology letter to officer Morales Ramarui, pay restitution, and pay fine of $2,000.00 to be taken out of the $25,000 cash bail.  Remaining cash bail is released back to defendant.

Junior Larry Imeong Hillbroom was charged with Escape in the First Degree after his dramatic escape from Koror Jail on February 17, 2016. A day after he was charged and jailed on an alleged drug trafficking case, he escaped in a vehicle driven by a friend. A police officer was injured as he tried to stop the escape.

Mr. Hillbroom’s drug trafficking case is still pending trial. [/restrict]