Four plead guilty to offences relating to phone use in prison
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Four people have admitted offences relating to the criminal use of a mobile phone inside HMP Highpoint in Suffolk.
Karl Tulloch, aged 35, formerly of Northampton, Jamie-Lee Robertshaw, aged 34, of Ellis Way, Abington Vale, Northampton, Sharon Langstaff, aged 52, of Malcolm Road, Kingsley, Northampton, and Kathryn Fraser-Turner, aged 50, of Bridgemere Close, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, were all charged with conspiracy to transmit, or cause to transmit, any image or sound from inside a prison by electronic communication for simultaneous reception outside a prison between May 10, 2020, and November 25, 2020.
Tulloch was also charged with one count of possession of a mobile phone inside a prison.
At a hearing at Northampton Crown Court on July 8, all four entered guilty pleas.
Tulloch, Robertshaw and Langstaff are all due back before the court on August 11 for sentencing, with Fraser-Turner’s sentencing set for October 28.
A fifth person, a Coventry woman aged 35, charged in connection with the case is due to stand trial in November.