Soap Actor Cocaine: Former ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Actor Dylan Michael Patton Charged With Selling Drugs [VIDEO]

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Dylan Patton as Will in Days of Our Lives. screen shot,

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."

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, 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.

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Amanda Schiavo holds a B.A in History from Pace University and has been a member of the Latin Times team since May 2013. She is an amateur historian, an aficionado of all things Disney, is an animal enthusiast and an accomplished equestrian. Schiavo enjoys writing human-interest pieces and stories related to helping animals and animal rights. Schiavo has been a journalist for four years and has written for Brooklyn Today as well as several other publications.