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