'Profoundly shameful': Mother and son receive near matching jail terms and rehab stints after weed found

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More than a year after a 56-year-old woman and her son were nicked for having £6,000 ($10,200) worth of weed in their home, the pair has learned how long they will spend in jail, albeit after completing their respective rehabilitation stints. Last week, Kimberley Miller, 56, was sentenced to nine months in jail, suspended for 18 months to complete rehabilitation activity, while her son Mitchell Griggs, 29, was ordered to serve 14 months in prison, suspended for two years so that he could finish his rehabilitation, reports Euro Weekly News . Both Miller and Griggs admitted to being concerned in supplying a class B drug (cannabis) and Griggs further copped to possessing criminal property. While Griggs, who was said to be addicted to cannabis, was working, his mother helped to deal with the cannabis. Teen, adult lose big after Scottish police find illegal grow worth up to £1 million in old bingo hall These suspected dealers had it all: cannabis, tobacco, cider and even samurai swords This woman broke her COVID-19 isolation to stockpile weed. The police were unimpressed Supply and production of a Class B substance can result in as much as 14 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both upon conviction. Beyond jail and rehab, Miller was placed under curfew, which runs from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m., for two months. Griggs will also have a curfew for three months, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., and has been ordered to complete 280 hours of unpaid work. Acting on a tip, the cannabis was discovered on Oct. 12, 2019 when Community Policing Team in Essex executed a warrant at the pair’s home and arrested Miller, who was home at the time. The Daily Gazette and Essex County Standard reports that police found tubs of cannabis, scales, plastic…

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