England actor Andrew Shim has been locked up in a Spanish prison on suspicion of drug
trafficking, The 37-year-old was arrested in Marbella –He is being held on remand at
Alhaurin de la Torre prison near Malaga, which he entered on October 24 last year.
The Nottingham star was arrested by National Police three days earlier for drug
trafficking. A source said: “If he has done what he’s accused of – what is he up to? He had
everything and he’ll have just thrown it all away.”
Shim is best-known for his roles in cult Shane Meadows films A Room for Romeo Brass,
This Is England and Dead Man’s Shoes.
Shim, who is also an MMA fighter, appeared in the 2015 film Anti-Social.
A spokesman for Spain’s National Police in Malaga said: “We can confirm a 37-year-old
man was arrested on October 21 last year for drugs trafficking.”
Spanish Prison Service sources also said the same man was still on remand in
prison. He was sent to prison by an investigating judge two days after his arrest, it’s
claimed. But it’s not clear if he has been formally charged,
NSL Understands Formal charges are usually only made in Spain just before a suspect
goes to trial.