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Drake Bell of Drake & Josh pled not guilty to an event wherein he allegedly tried to threaten a little girl under age in 2017.The 34-year-old former star and singer from Nickelodeon, whose official name is Jared Drake Bell, was arrested by E! News police on 3 June in Cleveland Ohio and freed after posting a $2,500 bail.

At his arraignment in the Court of Cuyahoga County, he pled not guilty to a first degree misdemeanor on one of the counts of attempting to put children in danger, a fourth degree felony and a count of distributing damaging juvenile material.

Bell was charged on or around the 1st of December 2017 with the offenses allegedly committed against a 15-year-old girl in a nightclub in Cleveland in his indictment filed on 21 May and acquired by E! News. The spokeswoman for the public prosecutor's office told E! "It discovered that the victim had been attending his December 2017 concert, who had developed a contact with Bell some years before. While he was there, Bell breaking his care responsibility and therefore putting the victim at danger. The research also found that Bell sent improper social media comments to the victim months before the performance."

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