By Amanda Schiavo, May 17, 2013 10:45 AM EDT
(PHOTO CREDIT: screen shot, Youtube.com ) Dylan Patton as Will in Days of Our Lives.
Former soap actor Dylan Michael Patton has been charged with selling cocaine and faced a judge on Thursday, CNN reports.
The soap actor turned cocaine salesman was arrested Tuesday at his home in Agora Hills. His home, CNN reports, is near an elementary school and Patton was also charged with "selling drugs within 1,000 feet of an elementary school."
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If convicted, the 20-year-old actor could spend at least nine years behind bars. TMZ says that Patton was charged with selling cocaine after and undercover cop posed as a buyer and saw the drugs in the soap actor's home. The officer returned with a warrant and arrested Patton. According to idesigntimes.com, the soap actor was arrested in the presence of his parents. His bail was set at $30,000.
From 2009 to 2010, Dylan Michael Patton played Will Horton on the popular and long running NBC soap "Days of Our Lives." Will Horton is the son to trouble making Sami Brady, played by Alison Sweeney.
Will Horton's character is now played by actor Chandler Massey and the character has been going through a lot of emotional upheaval, including getting a girl pregnant and revealing that he is gay.