Drake Bell Arrested After Police Suspect Him of Driving Under the Influence

Actor and musician Drake Bell arrested for driving under the influence.

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The lesser liked Drake, Drake Bell, who was a child star like the former, has joined the celebrity DUI list. The actor and musician famously known for being a Nickelodeon star on Drake & Josh and The Amanda Show makes headlines for the first time since the summer when he tweeted transphobic remarks about Caitlyn Jenner after she publicly came out on the cover of Vanity Fair

According to the Los Angeles Times which broke the news police stopped Bell's vehicle in Glendale, Calif. at approximately 2:20 a.m. when they suspected he was driving under the influence. Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot reported the 29-year-old  was seen "swerving and speeding after abruptly stopping at a red light" before being pulled over. Bell's car also reportedly reeked of alcohol per the officer, said Lightfoot. Lightfoot added that Bell failed the field sobriety test. 

E! reports Bell was given a citation but other information about the arrest is unknown. 

The arrest comes as a surprise given Bell's brush with death in a serious 2005 car accident which left him immobile, "bedridden," and with a renewed outlook on life as he told us in a 2014 interview. 

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