A woman who smuggled a cocktail of drugs into a prison for her partner has been locked up.
Deborah Davis was visiting Andrew Watson at HMP Northumberland when she was spotted on CCTV passing him a sausage-shaped package.
When officers searched the inmate, he had concealed the cling film wrapped contraband in his backside.
It was found to contain various drugs, including heroin and cocaine.
Now Davis, who was pressured into doing it, has been jailed for 16 months after she admitted conveying banned articles into the Acklington jail.
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Recorder Shakil Najib, at Newcastle Crown Court, told her: "Supplying drugs into prison is a very serious offence.
"Drugs are entirely contrary to the rule of law in prison and their supply is a serious social evil.
"They are an instrument of power and extortion and pressure and they result in crimes inside and outside of prison.
"They have a corrosive influence, they undermine good order and fuel the addictions of those who should be making good use of their time in prison to become drug free."
The court heard it happened during a visit on December 27 2019.
Neil Jones, prosecuting, said: "The passing was recorded on CCTV and staff on the visits floor were alerted to the fact there was a passing taking place.
"Mr Watson was searched and there was a bit of a commotion. He struggled with staff and kept trying to reach for his trousers.
"He had an item in his rectal area, that was the package.
"It was recovered from the bottom of Mr Watson."
Davis told police drugs had been put through her letter box and her husband had told her to make it into a sausage shape and take it to the prison.
Davis, of Edgewell Avenue, Prudhoe, Northumberland, who has no previous convictions, pleaded guilty to eight counts of conveying banned articles into prison.
Barry Robson, defending, said: "She has a background of vulnerability and mental health difficulties.
"Her partner was being bullied and there were threats of violence towards her and she had her window put out before she took this sausage-shaped package in the way she did.
"She has been exploited by other people."