This is how England star Andrew Shim escaped from Spanish prison after he was caught with £75,000 worth of marijuana
This is how England star Andrew Shim escaped a Spanish prison after he was caught with 75,000 pounds worth of marijuana.
After revealing that he was fighting against drug addiction, the judges did not let the actor playing Mirch go. Mirror report.
After admitting that he was a drug dealer, Shim was sentenced to probation in Spain.
He has been in jail Remand Since his arrest last year, in Alhaurin de la Torre prison near Malaga.
The convicted criminal reached a plea bargain agreement with the prosecutor on the day of the trial, pleading guilty to a crime of drug trafficking.
He was sentenced to three years and one day in prison.
Judge Monserrat Cortes Lopez suspended his imprisonment but warned Shim that if he offends him at any time within the next five years, he will be sent to prison.
The seven-page written sentence published on July 7 also sensationally described the child star as a drug addict.
His drug addiction was described as a contributing factor in the judge’s decision to probate his sentence, and the fact that he was not previously convicted in Spain was another reason.
Two British associates, Matthew Adam Neal and 38-year-old Michael Reagan, were also sentenced to probation after acknowledging their role in the drug conspiracy crushed by Spanish police.
Shim and Regan were arrested at a gas station near the southern Spanish city of Granada on October 20 last year after the police intercepted them and found 75,000 pounds of marijuana in their Mercedes van.
Vacation due to addiction
The Malaga Criminal Court ruled after the trio reached a plea deal that Neal had flown from the UK to Malaga to meet with his associates and help them with drug trafficking.
He drove a rented Fiat Tipo and a Shell gas station near the AP7 highway along the Costa del Sol, where he met Shim and Regan.
The seven-page sentence said: “After inspecting the interior of the British gold-plated Mercedes Sprinter van, two other men drove to the gas station. He returned to the Fiat he had rented and sometimes used it as a lookout car. In front of Mercedes.
“He started to go to the Repsol gas station in Huetor Santillan, Granada.
“The Spanish National Police stopped the van there and identified two of its passengers.
“During the search, they found 119 packets of a substance inside, which turned out to be marijuana, with a net weight of 59,88 kg and a black market value of 88,655 euros.
“Andrew Shim and Michael Regan are addicted to drugs, which limits their ability to work within effective social parameters, which makes drug trafficking illegal.”
In addition to being sentenced to probation, Shim was also ordered to pay a fine, totaling the black market value of the seized drugs-£75,000.
Shim from Nottingham is best known for his role as Milky in Shane Meadows’ 2006 movie “This Is England” and subsequent C4 TV series.
He starred alongside Stephen Graham, who became famous as a Hollywood actor, and Vicky McClure, one of the stars of the BBC’s popular police show “Line of Duty.” .
In a shocking scene in the movie, his character was brutally beaten by Graham’s character.
Shim, who was born in the United States, also won praise for his performances in Meadows’ cult films A Room for Romeo Brass and Dead Man’s Shoes.