Two men and a woman have been jailed. After smuggling drugs into HMP Forrest Bank.
Anthony Windsor of HMP Lindholme, has had his jail sentence extended by four years and four months. After pleading guilty to conspiracy to convey drugs into prison.
Dwayne Mulligan of HMP Altcourse, has had his jail sentence extended by 32 months. After pleading guilty to conspiracy to convey drugs into prison.
Lucy Whitehurst of Denton, has been jailed for four years and two months. After pleading guilty to conspiracy to convey drugs into prison.
Whitehurst’s sentence has taken into consideration two separate offences of burglary from 2016.
Windsor was serving a sentence for a violent robbery in 2015 in Stockport at HMP Forest Bank. HMP Manchester when police launched an investigation into the supply of prohibited items into prisons.
Prison officers at HMP Manchester discovered bank details of individuals. Connected to Windsor in a number of cells in the prison and alerted police.
The investigation identified cash transfers were regularly being made into Whitehurst’s bank account.
Whitehurst, along with Mulligan, then used the money to buy drugs. Which they brought into the prisons when they visited Windsor.
On Tuesday 13 December 2016. Whitehurst and Mulligan were detained at HMP Manchester after passing a package of drugs to Windsor.
Prison officers observed Whitehurst stand up to hug Windsor. While Mulligan retrieved a parcel from inside his clothing and placed it into the waistband of Windsor’s trousers.
The pair were arrested and the drugs were analysed and found to be cocaine, cannabis and Spice. Due to the fact that drugs in prison can be sold for up to five times the street value, it is thought the drugs were worth around £5,400.