ALFRED — The parents of an inmate are facing legal troubles of their own following a visit to the York County Jail.

A corrections officer observed Lisa Croteau, 45, of Arundel pass something to her son, Joshua, during a visit Sunday, according to the York County Sheriff’s Office. The item, which Joshua Croteau placed inside his shirt, turned out to be a balloon containing a marijuana joint, Suboxone and drug paraphernalia, according to authorities.

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Both mother and son were charged with the felony offense of trafficking in prison contraband. Lisa Croteau was released later in the day after posting $1,000 cash bail.

Joshua Croteau, 20, of Arundel, is incarcerated for failure to pay fines and failure to appear in court. He is being held on a burglary charge.

When deputies went to the parking lot to tell Marc Croteau that his wife had been arrested, one of the deputies found a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office.

Marc Croteau, 46, of Saco, was charged with the civil infraction of possession of a usable amount of marijuana and arrested for violating the conditions of his release.