Six months behind bars for swigging beer on street in Spain’s Costa Almeria

REPEAT OFFENDER: Guardia caught the man just hours after a court found his guilty of a previous violation CREDIT: Guardia Civil

A BLOKE caught swigging a beer on a Roquetas de Mar street has been jailed for six months.

Guardia Civil officers came across the man leaning against a building and enjoying a drink in Calle Larache just hours after a court found him guilty of a previous serious violation of the state of alarm restrictions.

But there was no walking out the courtroom following this second defiance of the lockdown rules. This time the court ordered his immediate imprisonment for resistance with the aggravating circumstance of a repeat offence.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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