Drake Bell pled guilty to charges of endangering children. It’s not clear how much time he will spend behind bars at this time. The trial is still ongoing in that regard.

TMZ reports that the former Nickelodeon pleaded guilty in court on Wednesday via Zoom. He pled guilt to the attempted endangering of children, a 4-degree felony. He also pled guilty to disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, a 1st degree misdemeanor.

The judge accepted Drake’s plea and he could face up to 18 months behind bars on the felony charge. He will be sentences in July for those crimes from December 2017.

According to prosecutors, a female juvenile filed a report with a local police department in Canada in October 2018 about an alleged incident with the Drake & Josh star. It is alleged that the incident took place the previous year in Cleveland.

It was revealed that the 15-year-old established a relationship with Drake several years prior to the incident. Prosecutors say that, while at a concert, Drake “violated his duty of care and, in doing so, created a risk of harm to the victim.”

It was also said that Drake sent her inappropriate social media messages. At this time it is unclear exactly what he sent her. This is still not a good situation either way.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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