Producer Don Spike Gets Sentence For Methamphetamine Use — But Prosecutors Claim Probation Is Too Light

He had enough methamphetamine to be administered more than 3,000 times.

From December 2021 to September 2022, producer Don Spike was accused of purchasing ₩45.0 million KRW (about $34,200 USD) worth of methamphetamine nine times. Also, he was charged with dealing methamphetamine and ecstasy to others seven times.

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On April 6, Don Spike appeared at the first trial and admitted to all the charges, and he was sentenced to three years in prison and five years of probation. In addition, he had to do community service, attend drug treatment lectures, and pay fines of about ₩39.9 million KRW (about $30,300 USD).

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At the trial, the prosecution claimed his sentence was light considering his influence.

Don Spike repeatedly commited crimes and bought methamphetamine that can be administered more than 3,000 times. His suspended sentence is light considering he is a celebrity who has a great influence on the public.

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The prosecution then brought to attention the sentences of other celebrities and accomplices who committed the same crimes.

Please consider that other celebrities accused of drug crimes and Don Spike’s accomplices were sentenced to prison.

Meanwhile, the second hearing will be held on May 18, where the defendant’s interrogation of Don Spike will also be conducted.


Source: Sports Chosun

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