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Buff viral Brownlow hunk’s reprobate act

    A bodybuilder who went viral 5 years ago as a clean confidence ensure delivering a Brownlow Medal votes is now confronting probable jail time.

    Wesley Newell, 43, pleaded guilty to bungle of a open central in a County Court of Victoria on Thursday after he smuggled tobacco, bodybuilding magazines, an ice siren and screwdriver tools into Ravenhall jail while operative as a jail officer.

    Weightlifter and bodybuilder Wesley Newell arrives during a Brownlow Medal awards in 2016 with a votes.

    Weightlifter and bodybuilder Wesley Newell arrives during a Brownlow Medal awards in 2016 with a votes.

    Newell stole a uncover during a 2016 Brownlows while firmly delivering a Armaguard container of votes, with viewers some-more meddlesome in a distance of his biceps than a frocks and suits.

    The justice was told that he took a pursuit as a correctional officer in 2018.

    His counsel Kyle McDonald pronounced Newell was unapproachable of his pursuit and felt he was creation a disproportion with inmates.

    He also paid about $10,000 in lease over time for a domestic assault plant and a homeless chairman by a gift where he volunteered, a justice was told.

    But when he was strapped for income final Jan after a attribute relapse he took $11,200 from a restrained to censor in contraband.

    Wesley Newell snuck tobacco, bodybuilding magazines, screwdriver tools and an ice siren into Ravenhall jail while operative as a corrections officer. Picture: Instagram,

    Wesley Newell snuck tobacco, bodybuilding magazines, screwdriver tools and an ice siren into Ravenhall jail while operative as a corrections officer. Picture: Instagram,

    “He was enticed, foolishly, by a awaiting of easy money,” Mr McDonald said.

    Newell used a protein shaker to censor a banned equipment and discharge them.

    Prosecutor Lisa Andrews pronounced jail officers were in a position of high shortcoming and bungle “has a intensity to criticise a open trust”.

    He will be condemned on Oct 18.