If you grew up in the 2000s, you might be a fan of the famous Nickelodeon show ‘Drake and Josh.’ Unfortunately, in a recent series of events, Drake Bell was charged with child abuse.
Drake Bell, who played ‘Drake’ in the famous TV show, is now facing criminal charges in the U.S. He was charged for endangering children and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.
According to sources who accessed the court documents, the Cleveland Police arrested Drake on the charges. He pleaded not guilty in the Cuyahoga County Court on the 3rd of this month. Eventually, he was freed on a personal bond that cost him $2,500. The court released Drake on the condition that he will not contact the victim again.
Fox 8 says that Jared Drake Bell was engaging in an inappropriate chat with the minor, which, at times, was sexual in nature. The incident took place way back in December of 2017 when Bell performed at The Odeon, a club in Cleveland.
However, this isn’t the first time Drake Bell was arrested. Back in 2015, the actor was arrested for a DUI. He was later released with the bail set at $20,000. Even then, he pleaded not guilty and was eventually order to spend four days in jail.
Drake and Josh is Nickelodeon’s one of the longest running and most successful TV show. It was first aired in 2004 and ended in 2017, The show ran for four season and has three movies under its name. On average, the show grabbed the attention of three million viewers during its time.