A drug bust hit a little close to home for one Vermont prosecutor. According to the Burlington Free Press, the parents of a prosecutor in Chittenden County were arrested last week for allegedly transporting 60 pounds of marijuana across the country. The elderly couple apparently said they planned to gift the pot for Christmas.
Patrick Jiron, 83, (seen below) and his 70-year-old wife, Barbara, are of Clearlake Oaks, California. They were caught smuggling the drugs during a traffic stop on December 19 in Nebraska. Their truck smelled of weed. When their pickup was searched — as approved by the driver, Patrick — authorities found some 25 bags of marijuana. They told authorities they did plan on gifting the weed to family in Vermont and Boston.
The amount they were carrying is worth a lot. Authorities estimated they could get more than $300,000 for the weed.
The prosecutor, Justin Jiron, was not a part of
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A 6-year-old boy with developmental disabilities has been found living in a hotel covered in bruises and bed sores and weighing only 13 pounds. According to Fox13 Memphis, the Department of Children Services (DCS) had been looking for the boy’s mother, Andrea Caldwell, and her two sons for over eight months. Upon discovering them in a Memphis, Tennessee hotel room last week, DCS took away both of 32-year-old Caldwell’s children: the 6-year-old and a 4-year-old.
A DSC worker claimed the boy’s feeding tube was “dirty and clogged, and did not appear to be operable.” In addition to that, Caldwell was allegedly feeding the child baby formula, which did not meet his nutritional needs. Police said she was given free nutritional materials by social services, designed for the child’s needs, but that Caldwell failed to use them, Fox 13 Memphis reported.
The child also allegedly smelled of urine and he
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