Prisoner caught with mobile phone in cell in Doncaster

A prisoner received a six month sentence after being caught with a mobile phone in his cell.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 19th February 2018, 11:57 am
Updated Monday, 19th February 2018, 12:00 pm
HMP Lindholme
HMP Lindholme

Richard French, aged 29 and formerly of Gateshead, was serving a nine-year sentence at HMP Lindholme in Doncaster for conspiracy to supply Class A drugs when he was caught with the illegal phone.

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He appeared at Doncaster Magistrates' Court last Tuesday and received a six-month prison sentence to run alongside his existing term.