A 21-year-old Coast man caught with more than 800 child porn images has told a court some of them dated back to when he was in Year 9 at school.
A 21-year-old Coast man caught with more than 800 child porn images has told a court some of them dated back to when he was in Year 9 at school.

Great-granny Barbara avoids jail for drug dealing

A GREAT-grandmother has escaped jail over drug raids at her Sydney property that uncovered 67g of marijuana and hundreds of dollars.   Barbara Stiff, 79 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to supplying cannabis and dealing with the suspected proceeds of crime.   Her barrister, William Barber told the Sydney court she had kept the drugs at her home as medicine for her terminally ill daughter who later died from bowel cancer.    According to the Herald, Mrs Stiff then sold the remaining quantity of the drug as she "no longer had use" for it.    The court heard Mrs Stiff could be forced to leave her public housing unit due to the widespread media coverage of her arrest and was "terribly embarrassed" by the charges.   She was given a four-month suspended jail sentence.  


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