Drunk driving mom, 60, caught with ice in her bra, pleads in court to save her a criminal sentence – so she can continue to date a man living in the US
- Lynette Pilgrim, 60, was caught with 1.16 g of meth secreted in her underwear
- The masseuse was caught again in May with a high alcohol concentration in the blood
- Attorney said she is on disability pension and struggles with her mental health
A mother who was arrested with $ 500 worth of ice in her bra begged a magistrate to spare her a conviction so she couldn’t continue a relationship with a man in the US
Lynette Pilgrim, 60, was caught with 1.16g of methamphetamine in Townsville, Queensland on November 16, 2019, but told Townsville Magistrate’s Court that she was ‘keeping it for a friend’.
The Townsville Magistrates Court heard on Monday that police saw her car stop in the suburb of Douglas and suspected she might be carrying drugs. Townville Bulletin reported.
Lynette Pilgrim (pictured), 60, was caught with 1.16g of methamphetamine secreted in her underwear in Townsville
Trained masseuse was caught again on May 13, parked at Kirwan police station at 1.50 am.
Pilgrim breathed and blew 0.07 – two points over the legal limit.
She pleaded guilty to the possession of dangerous drugs and exceeding the alcohol limit.
Prosecutor Tim Madsen told the court she had a history of drug offenses that never led to a conviction.
Pilgrim (pictured) pleaded guilty to possession of dangerous drugs and exceeding alcohol limit
Attorney Nick Douglas said Pilgrim (pictured) received the disability pension and struggled with her mental health, adding that she had an “ unhappy upbringing. ”
Defense attorney Nick Douglas said his client was receiving the disability pension and struggling with her mental health, adding that she had an “ unfortunate upbringing. ”
He also said that Pilgrim had nearly completed a course from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Department.
Mr Douglas said a conviction could prevent her from getting a job and affect her relationship with a man in the US.
Magistrate Ross Mack captured the conviction, fined her $ 1,100 and banned her from driving for two months.