Drake Bell has been found after being reported “missing and endangered,” Daytona Beach police confirmed. Read on for everything we know about Drake’s disappearance.
When was Drake Bell reported missing?
According to a Thursday, April 13 post on the Daytona Beach Police Department’s official Facebook page, officers are searching for the Drake and Josh alum (real name Jared Bell).
“He is supposed to be traveling in a gray 2022 BMW, and his last known location is potentially the Mainland High School area in [Wednesday, April 12] just before 9 pm,” the post continued. “It is considered missing and endangered.”
Officers are asking that anyone with information on his whereabouts contact Detective jayson wallace.
Social media users quickly flooded the comments section with jokes from the Nickelodeon series, before officials insisted it wasn’t a hoax.
“For those asking, this is a legitimate posting from the Daytona Beach Police Department. If you have any information, please contact Detective Jayson Wallace,” the department added.
Hours later, Daytona authorities updated their original Facebook post to reveal that Bell was found.
“At this time, we can confirm that law enforcement officials are in contact and that Mr. Bell is safe,” their announcement read.
What does endangered mean?
According to the California Highway Patrol, a person may be considered endangered when “the person is believed to be endangered because of age, health, mental or physical disability, or the environment, is in the company of a person potentially dangerous or any other factor that could put the person in serious danger”.
The website adds that the person’s disappearance must have occurred “under unexplained or suspicious circumstances.”
Does Drake Bell have a criminal record?
the amanda show alum was arrested in May 2021 and charged with intent to endanger children, a fourth degree felony, and disseminating material harmful to minors, a first degree misdemeanor, In contact confirmed at the time.
“That investigation revealed that the victim, who had established a relationship with Bell several years earlier, attended his concert in December 2017.” tyler sinclairthe spokesman for the Cuyahoga County District Attorney’s office said earlier. In contact. “While he was there, Bell breached his duty of care and, in doing so, created a risk of harm to the victim.”
According to the investigation, Bell sent the victim inappropriate messages on social media in the months leading up to the concert. The actor posted $2,500 bail and was ordered to have no contact with his alleged victim.
The following month, after originally pleading not guilty, the California native reached a plea deal and pleaded guilty on June 23, 2021. He was sentenced to two years probation and ordered to complete 200 hours of service. community.
Is Drake Bell married?
Days after pleading guilty, Drake shocked fans when he announced via Twitter that he was married with a son.
“In response to various rumors that are incorrect, I have been married for almost 3 years.and we are blessed to be the parents of a wonderful son,” he tweeted in Spanish on June 29, 2021. “Thank you so much to all my fans around the world for your well wishes.”
Although the couple kept their relationship private, People reported in January that Drake and his wife Janet de Schmeling they had separated after nearly five years of marriage.