An incredulous way of runnning a family business has turned up in Connecticut, USA. A mother son duo were slapped with heavy legal charges for growing marijuana in their backyard. Kathryn M. Nolting 49, and Travis Bloomer 26, were summoned in Bantam Superior Court with 5 criminal complaints.
When the farm was raided Nolting reportedly put the blame on her son saying that the weed operation was her son's business. The authorities on questioning Bloomer were told that he knew about the 'plants' in the house but they belonged to his mother.
Authorities seized more than four ounces of marijuana and hallucinogen from the house. Eight large plants, about two to five feet high and around ten, two to five inch plants were found in Bloomer's room. Nolting's room reportedly had sixteen plants that were about 2 inches tall.
The police also seized grow lights, digital thermostats and power supply, an air purifier, fertilizer and gardening materials, smoking bongs and pipes, three bags of marijuana seeds and a Marlin .22 cal rifle from the house.
Nolting is a home health aid has shelled out a $25,000 bond for bail.