THIS Is England star Andrew Shim is locked up in a Spanish jail on suspicion of drug trafficking, it’s reported.

The actor is behind bars after being arrested in Marbella on the Costa del Sol, the Mirror reviews.


This Is England star Andrew Shim is on jail in Spain after being arrested on suspicion of trafficking medicine, it’s reported[/caption]


He starred alongside Stephen Graham (L) and Thomas Turgoose (R) within the cult Shane Meadows movie and TV sequence[/caption]

Shim, 37, has allegedly been on remand at Alhaurin de la Torre jail close to Malaga, since October 24 final 12 months.

He had been arrested three days beforehand by Nationwide Police, it’s reported.

A supply advised the Mirror: “If he has executed what he’s accused of – what’s he as much as?

“He had all the things and he’ll have simply thrown all of it away.”


Shim, from Nottingham, is greatest identified for his position as Milky in Shane Meadows’ 2006 movie This Is England and subsequent C4 TV sequence.

He starred alongside Stephen Graham, who has shot to fame as a Hollywood actor, and Vicky McClure, one of many stars of hit BBC cop present Line of Obligation.

In a single stunning scene throughout the movie, his character was brutally overwhelmed up by Graham’s character.

US-born Shim additionally gained plaudits for his performances in Meadows’s cult movies A Room for Romeo Brass and Lifeless Man’s Footwear.

The actor is being held on remand at Alhaurin de la Torre jail close to Malaga, it’s claimed

Shim, seen right here with This Is England co-star Thomas Turgoose, was allegedly arrested final October[/caption]

Shim, who can be an MMA fighter, appeared within the 2015 movie Anti-Social.

A spokesman for Spain’s Nationwide Police in Malaga advised the Mirror: “We will verify a 37-year-old man was arrested on October 21 final 12 months
for medicine trafficking.”

Spanish Jail Service sources additionally advised the Mirror the identical man was nonetheless on remand in jail.

He was despatched to jail by an investigating choose two days after his arrest, it’s claimed.

But it surely’s not clear if he has been formally charged, in line with the Mirror.

Formal fees are often solely made in Spain simply earlier than a suspect goes to trial.

Prosecutors can submit an indictment after a choose decides there may be sufficient proof for a trial, however it could possibly can take months or years.

Shim is alleged to have made a sequence of “Corona diaries” with well-known mates, and to have claimed in a single video that his enterprise enterprise, which entails travelling throughout Europe, was hit by the Covid pandemic.

He’s registered as a director of car firm Trackside Rent on Firms Home.