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Drake Bell Sentenced to 96 Hours in Jail After DUI Plea: Report

Drake Bell Sentenced to 96 Hours in Jail After DUI Plea: Report
Drake Bell’s 2015 mug shot. Splash News

Drake Bell was sentenced to 96 hours in jail for his second DUI conviction, according to TMZ.

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The Drake & Josh alum, 30, reportedly took a plea deal and will serve time in the Los Angeles County Jail. He will also be placed on four years’ probation and must attend an alcohol education program, TMZ reported on Saturday, September 3.

Bell’s sentence for the December 2015 incident is mandatory under California state law as it is his second DUI conviction within a 10-year time frame.

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As previously reported, the “Found a Way” singer was arrested in Glendale, California, at 2:20 a.m. local time on December 21 on suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the Los Angeles Times, Bell was swerving his car and speeding after abruptly stopping at a red light. After a police officer pulled him over and smelled alcohol coming from the car, Bell reportedly failed a field sobriety test.

The Nickelodeon alum was reportedly previously arrested for DUI in San Diego in 2009. He was charged for the crime in 2010.

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Bell is best known for playing Drake Parker opposite Josh Peck on Drake & Josh from 2004 to 2007. He also starred alongside Amanda Bynes on The Amanda Show from 1999 to 2001. In recent years, the star has been busy touring and promoting his third album, Ready Set Go!, which was released in April 2014.

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