Former Nickelodeon TV star Drake Bell has been charged with tried little one endangerment and disseminating matter dangerous to youngsters.
Bell, whose actual first identify is Jared, pleaded not responsible to each expenses and is scheduled to seem in an Ohio courtroom for a pre-trial listening to on 23 June.
In response to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Workplace, the 15-year-old feminine sufferer from Canada reported the alleged offences in 2018.
Police in Cleveland mentioned she had “established a relationship with Bell a number of years prior and attended his live performance in December 2017”, in line with NBC Information.
Tyler Sinclair, spokesperson for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley, mentioned the tried little one endangerment cost associated to the live performance the place Bell “violated his obligation of care” and created a threat of hurt to the sufferer.
The disseminating dangerous materials cost considerations Bell having despatched the lady “inappropriate social media messages,” Mr Sinclair added.
Bell’s lawyer Ian Friedman mentioned: “All information might be revealed in a courtroom.”
The 34-year-old was one of many stars of the favored Nickelodeon youngsters’s present Drake & Josh, a present about teen brothers which started its run in January 2004, ending three years later.
Bell, who started appearing as a toddler and is now a singer, additionally starred in two Drake & Josh films with co-star Josh Beck.