A MOTHER-of-five has been jailed for four years for taking drugs into Ranby Prison.
Claire Wilkinson, 29, had £2,000 of Subutex tablets, heroin and cocaine hidden inside her bra, Nottingham Crown Court heard.
A judge said she had fallen for sob stories from a serving prisoner who was the father of one of her children.
The child was with her on the visit,
Judge Ebrahim Mooncey told Wilkinson: “The man persuaded you to bring drugs into the prison. It’s a sad case.”
Wilkinson pleaded guilty and was of previous good character.
The 27 Subutex tablets were the most valuable £1,350 at “inside” prices, which were roughly three times the price on the street.
In mitigation it was said Wilkinson, of Aspley in Nottingham, had been cynically manipulated by a man she was infatuated with.
It was claimed he was stringing her along, despite having married another woman and having children with her.