South Shields mother jailed for smuggling psychoactive drug into prison

A mum who smuggled a psychoactive drug into prison during a visit has now been locked up herself.

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 4:43 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd July 2018, 4:47 pm
Kirsty Wilson.

Kirsty Wilson took 28.7g of the banned drug NSS, or "new psychoactive substance", into HMP Northumberland, where she was a visitor last September.

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At Newcastle Crown Court the 29-year-old, of Masefield Drive, South Shields, pleaded guilty to conveying a prohibited article into prison.

Judge Robert Spragg sentenced her to three months behind bars.