DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.– Jared “Drake” Bell, an actor best called a star of the Nickelodeon tv show “Drake & Josh,” was located risk-free Thursday, hours after authorities in Florida said he was “missing out on as well as endangered.”
Bell was in touch with law enforcement officer and also had not been at risk, Daytona Beach Police Division spokesperson Carrie McCallister stated in an email, without giving additional information.
“At this time we can verify law enforcement authorities are in contact as well as Mr. Bell is safe,” McCallister said.
Hours earlier, the police department produced a statement declaring Bell “missing out on and also jeopardized” as well as asked the general public for aid in situating him.
Prior to being found mid-day Thursday, Bell was last seen Wednesday night near a Daytona Beach senior high school.
Representatives for the 36-year-old actor did not quickly reply to requests for remark.
Bell started serving as a youngster as well as was catapulted to popularity as a teenager with Nickelodeon’s “The Amanda Program” as well as later “Drake & Josh.” The Nickelodeon program starring Bell as well as Josh Peck ranged from 2004 till 2007, as well as was accompanied by 2 films. Since then, Bell has primarily worked as a voice actor along with duties in little-seen TV series and also films. He also introduced a songs profession.
In 2021, Bell was charged with kid endangerment connecting to a lady that participated in a 2017 concert of his in Cleveland when she was 15 as well as had met him on the internet years before. He pleaded guilty to felony tried youngster endangerment as well as a misdemeanor charge of disseminating matter hazardous to juveniles and also was sentenced to two years’ probation. He was allowed to offer his probation and also 200 hrs of social work in California.
Last Updated: 14 April 2023