A JUDGE advised a woman to ditch her prisoner boyfriend after she tried to smuggle a so-called 'zombie' drug to him at HMP Hewell as a 'treat'.

Crysta Goulbourne-Martin-Williams tried to smuggle the drug, known as Spice, and a mobile phone into the Tardebigge jail on October 12 last year.

The 20-year-old admitted conveying a list A article (the drug) and a list B article (the phone) into the prison when she appeared at Worcester Crown Court on Monday.

The defendant, of Cauldron Park, Coventry, was arrested during her afternoon visit to see her partner.

Christopher Lester, prosecuting, said: "Once in the visiting area she was seen by officers monitoring the cameras to pass across the package and the phone."

The package was later found to contain 55.3g of Spice.

In interview she said it was her idea to bring in the drug and mobile phone so she could have contact with him.

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Goulbourne-Martin-Williams is already in custody serving a 22 month jail sentence after she was convicted of arson in February.

Mr Lester said the defendant tried to set fire to the front door of her mother's house, causing a small amount of damage.

Curtis Myrie, defending, said: "She pleaded guilty and admitted the offence at the police station."

Judge Jim Tindal told the defendant: "If this really was a case of you giving your partner a treat by bringing in a phone or Spice, it was the most utterly foolish thing to do.

"You need to understand that you now have a lot of convictions for someone who is so young. You need to break from this and get away from the things that lead you into this sort of offending.

"You need to not be with someone who is in prison which is probably quite a good starting point. That's all in your hands."

The judge sentenced her to 12 months in prison.