A woman who claimed she was "on her A-game" selling ice, GHB and MDMA to most of western Victoria has been jailed.
Ballarat's Jessica Williams, also known as Wojciechowski, 25, pleaded guilty in Warrnambool Magistrates Court to offences, including drug trafficking and possessing proceeds of crime.
She was jailed for six months with 65 days already served in custody on remand.
Upon her release she will commence a 12-month corrections order with 75 hours of community work.
She will also be required to undergo assessment, treatment and testing for drug abuse.
Magistrate Mark Stratmann said Williams believed she "had the market" for the distribution and sale of illicit drugs in a number of towns in western Victoria.
He said illicit drug use in small country communities lead to unemployment, criminal behaviour and "a loss of confidence in a worthwhile life".
The magistrate said drug trafficking was a trade that preyed on young people and resulted in high unemployment and low incomes.
"It is to be condemned in the strongest terms and this court does that," he said.
"There is a high degree of culpability here and a high degree of legal responsibility."
The magistrate said a report from the Office of Corrections raised good prospects of rehabilitation for Williams, who he said was "not a young offender but a young person who is still starting out in what would hope to be a long and fruitful life".
He noted Williams' early guilty plea and clean criminal record.
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The magistrate urged Williams to utilise her time in custody and "do whatever programs you can do and once released comply with that community corrections order."
Williams was arrested on July 20 after she and co-accused Barry Hollis, 43, also of Ballarat, were observed leaving a known drug trafficker's house in Hamilton about 7.45pm.
The pair was intercepted by police and uncooperative when questioned.
When asked to exit the vehicle, Mr Hollis allegedly locked the car and threw the keys onto the roof of a nearby house.
Police believed the keys were thrown in order to prevent officers from searching the car.
CFA attended, located the keys on the roof and the vehicle was subsequently searched.
Inside the car was a blue box containing 9.5 grams of methamphetamine, a large knife, $970 cash and a small quantity of prescription drug Suboxone.
The court heard the 9.5 grams of ice was separated into six individual zip lock bags, including five that were weighed out as 1.75 grams - commonly referred to as half an eight ball.
The court heard the drugs had an estimated street value of $9000.
The pair was arrested, interviewed, charged and remanded in custody.
A search of William's handbag uncovered one gram of ice, 10 Valium tablets and hundreds of unused deal bags.
The court heard analysis of her mobile phone allegedly uncovered a large number of texts depicting her trafficking ice, GHB and MDMA, as well as being in possession of up to $20,000 cash.
One text message showed four bags of methamphetamine, which Williams referred to as "beautiful candy".
Another text message sent from her phone said: "I'm supplying all of Ballarat, half of Melbourne, Horsham, Warrnambool and Hamilton. I'm on my A-game."
Williams also pleaded guilty to criminal damage after she broke a window at the home of her ex partner.
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