Brit sentenced for selling ecstasy at Almeria festival

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SENTENCE: The man was found guilty of selling ecstasy at Dreambeach Villaricos festival in 2015. ©Guardia Civil

A BRITISH man has been sentenced to two years in prison after he was found guilty of selling ecstasy at the popular Dreambeach Villaricos festival.

According to reports, the incident occurred in 2015, when the man was caught at the electronic music festival, held in Cuevas del Almanzora, found to be carrying 37 ecstasy tablets, among other substances, which he intended to sell for almost €500.

At the time of his arrest, approximately €220 was also seized from him, believed to have come from sales he had already made.

Appearing at the Provincial Court of Almeria, the prosecution had asked initially requested  for three and a half years for the crime against public health.

But after he pleaded guilty, an agreement was reached to reduce the man’s sentence to two years.

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