Madonna's 16-year-old son Rocco Ritchie arrested for possession of marijuana

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Madonna's son, Rocco Ritchie, was arrested for possession of cannabis nearly two months ago in London, ET can confirm.

The 16-year-old was detained after a stop-and-search was performed by officers from the Camden police department on Sept. 28, according to a statement released by the Metropolitan Police in London.

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Rocco was taken to a north London police station where he was subsequently bailed and dealt with by Camden borough's Youth Offending Team. According to the Metropolitan Police, he was dealt with by way of Triage, which uses multiple strands to engage and educate young people in order to prevent re-offending.

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Rocco, Madonna's eldest son, has been at the center of a long custody battle between his 58-year-old pop star mom and 48-year-old director dad, Guy Ritchie. In September, a judge allowed the "Vogue" Singer to dismiss her custody case in New York City and settle matters outside of court.


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