in fear of 'Elvis curse'
to US TV show, Celebrity Justice, Priscilla, 59, rushed to the
police station in Glendale, east of Los Angeles, to bring her
son home. A police spokesman confirmed the arrest, but a spokesman
for the District Attorney refused to give details of any charges
because Garibaldi is still a minor.
Presley is determined to make sure her 17-year-old son
doesn't fall victim to the "Elvis curse" after he was
caught with drugs when police stopped him for speeding
in Los Angeles.
Navarone Garibaldi, Presley's son with long-time boyfriend
Marco Garibaldi, was said to be under the influence
of marijuana and in possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms.
Navarone is half-brother to Priscilla and Elvis' daughter,
Lisa Marie Presley.
was married to Elvis until their divorce, four years before
his death in 1977. She lived through the agony of watching
Elvis become involved with drugs and alcohol.
her son's arrest, she said in a statement given to Celebrity
Justice: "This is unfortunate. "Navarone is a great kid, and
this is the first time that anything of this sort has ever
happened to him.
takes full responsibility for his actions. "He is regretful
and is taking steps to ensure that this never happens again."
Priscilla's daughter with Elvis, Lisa Marie Presley, has been
in the public eye for years, particularly following her short-lived
marriage to Michael Jackson and her subsequent attempts to
launch her own singing career, her half-brother has so far
remained out of the spotlight. (Source: