L actor Drake Bell, best known for the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh , was sentenced by an Ohio court to one year probation on Monday on charges of attempting to endanger him. 'children and dissemination of information harmful to minors. Bell pleaded guilty to charges - related to the incidents in Cleveland, Ohio in 2017 - last month. The sentence came after a lengthy victim impact statement from Bell, who appeared in court via video conference. (CNN does not generally identify victims of sex crimes.) The woman, now 19, said thatShe was 15 when she exchanged sexual texts with Bell, whom she had met through her aunt when she was 12. He was a hero to me, she said. The woman also said in her statement that Bell sexually assaulted her on two occasions, allegations he denies by her attorney. Read more Every night I dread going to sleep because I don't want to see it in my nightmares, she said. It was such a big part of my childhood, and in back he ruined my life she said, calling him a pedophile. lawyer for Bell's Ian Friedman admitted the couple engaged in sexually-oriented texting, but denied any assault. His conduct was not correct, it was not correct, said said Friedmanot. But I have to be very clear. What the victim claims to have happened here - not only do I say it didn't happen, not only does Mr. Bell look like it didn't happen , but the evidence in this case would suggest that did not happen. We all know that this prosecutor's office prosecute pedophilia charges and go to great lengths, aggressively as they should, and we l 'have seen it many times, Friedman said. If they felt it was a provable case, I'm sure we wouldn't be talking here today of an attempt to endangering a child (accusation) and disseminating information harmful to a minor. I accept this plea because my conduct was bad, said Bell, also joining the court by videoconference. I'm sorry the victim was injured in any way, but this was obviously not my intention. During his brief statement, his unidentified victim could be seen crying. Bell's probation is to be transferred to California where he resides. A court will hold a hearing there. hearing to examine his sex offender status.