Quote Originally Posted by Up the Shrimpers View Post
Apparently according to the Southend Evening Echo report it sounds like the Gillingham fan was arrested first for being drunk and then they found the smoke bomb on him. It can be a custodial sentence for trying to get a smoke bomb into a football ground.

I walked past as it happened, I dont know what they did to arrest him first, but they were searching every person going in at that point.