Swanley’s beautician Tanya Windsor spiked friend’s drink with MDMA then sent WhatsApp messages to apologize
A beautician who spiked her friend’s drink with MDMA has avoided jail.
Tanya Windsor mixed young mum Chantelle Booker’s cocktail with a high concentration of ecstasy and told her she included a “special ingredient” when her victim became “wobbly”.
As a precaution, Ms Booker, who is fiercely anti-drug, called her mother to take care of her young daughter.
Windsor, 25, later sent her WhatsApp messages saying she was sorry for her actions and explaining that she didn’t know why she had done it.
Maidstone Crown Court heard how Windsor, from Manse Way, Swanley watched her friend react after partially drinking the mystery cocktail.
Prosecutor Ed Fowler said: “This case is about the accused sprinkling MDMA into a cocktail party. Windsor and Ms Booker had been friends for about 10 years.
“They had lost contact and had not seen each other for three years before this incident.”
Windsor has now pleaded guilty to “administering a poison or noxious substance – MDMA – with intent to injure, harm or interfere with” – a charge carrying a maximum sentence of five years .
Mr Fowler added that the two friends met at Ms Booker’s apartment on May 15, 2020 after exchanging messages.
“The accused had purchased two cocktails in 500 milliliter bottles and Windsor encouraged Ms Booker to drink the one intended for him,” he said.
Thirty minutes later, and after drinking only half of her glass, Mrs. Booker began to feel “wobbly”, prompting her to ask what had been put in the drinks.
Windsor told him it was a “special ingredient called MD”.
Mr Fowler added: “Mrs Booker was shocked and upset by this and she noticed that her pupils were enlarged and she felt uncomfortable. And as a precaution she asked her mother to take care of herself. take care of his young daughter. “
The two later exchanged WhatsApp messages and Windsor apologized and said she wasn’t sure why she had done it.
The victim then called the police who took samples for analysis which revealed a high concentration of MDMA.
Windsor was arrested and admitted to lacing the cocktails and told officers she knew Ms Booker was anti-drug.
The victim told police she was shocked a friend would do it because she had never “touched drugs in her life” and was now suspicious of her friends.
Mr Fowler said there was no ulterior motive for this bizarre prank.
Christopher Whiteman, defending, said Windsor lost his job at a beauty spa due to Covid.
He added, “She learned from this incident and started showing signs of maturity. It was stupid and reckless, but was never meant to cause harm.
“Even to this day, she can’t explain her actions that night or what made her act the way she did.”
Windsor has received a two-year community ordinance and will have to attend 25 days of rehabilitation and pay £ 170 in fees.
The judge, Recorder James Dawson, told him: “It was an extremely stupid thing of you. But I accept that you really have remorse.”
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