Randy Quaid Walks, Community Service for Wife Evi, Say Reports

Actor Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi Quaid, are escorted from Santa Barbara County (Calif.) court on Monday, April 26, 2010, in Santa Barbara. They showed up in a criminal courtroom two weeks late Monday and were arrested on outstanding warrants, authorities said. The actor and his wife were ordered held on $100,000 bail and told to return for a court hearing Wednesday, Senior Deputy District Attorney Lee Carter said in an e-mail. <br><br><a href="" class="linkIcon photo"><b> Photos: Celebrity Mug Shots</b></a>
AP Photo/Santa Barbara News-Press, Steve Malone
Actor Randy Quaid, right, and his wife, Evi Quaid, April 26, 2010 (AP Photo/Santa Barbara News-Press, Steve Malone)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (CBS/AP) Randy and Evi Quaid spent hours Wednesday morning working out a deal that will keep them out of jail after being accused of skipping out on a $10,000 hotel bill, according to reports.

Local station KEYT reports that felony charges against Randy Quaid were dropped, and that charges against his wife Evi were reduced to misdemeanors. Evi Quaid was sentenced to 3 years probation and 240 hours of community service, according to

Evi said in a press conference that she was "happy" with her sentence and says she plans to do her service in LA. Radar reported that she believes she will benefit from this experience.

The Quaids were arrested Tuesday after they had failed to appear in court two weeks ago on a felony case that claimed they had defrauded an innkeeper out of more than $10,000. The two were quickly released after posting bail, and will now reportedly face no additional jail time

The Quaids had missed several court appearances in the case, which was being heard in Santa Barbara, about 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles.