16-year-old son of Madonna arrested for smoking marijuana on street


Madonna and son Rocco Ritchie 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) The teenage son of 58-year-old Madonna, was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana after being caught smoking marijuana on the street, according to police in the United Kingdom.

London police said that 16-year-old Rocco Ritchie, who is the son of Madonna’s 48-year-old former husband Guy Ritchie, was arrested after neighbors complained that he was smoking marijuana in the neighborhood.

He was charged with one count of possession of marijuana after police found the drug inside his backpack. He was detained by the Camden Borough’s Youth Offending Team, and was then released on bail.

According to police, Rocco was seen sitting on a wall with a friend and smoking what appeared to be marijuana. Furious neighbors called the police after they were fed up with Rocco’s bad behavior in their upscale neighborhood.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, saw Rocco throwing something away as they approached him.

When officers notices traces of marijuana on Rocco’s clothes, they searched his backpack and found a small amount of marijuana.