Sam and Colby were arrested for trespassing in an abandoned school in Tampa, Florida. Let's take a look at the incident and the aftermath and find out what the dup are up to now.
The duo is originally from Overview Park, Kansas, and first started making videos on Vine and used to upload the compilations on their Youtube channel. They have since uploaded hundreds of videos and currently have 7.14 million subscribers.
Where Are Sam And Colby Now?
Sam and Colby are doing fine and filming their videos as of now. They were previously arrested for trespassing on an abandoned school on January 16, 2019.
Recently, Sam and Colby posted a video on their Youtube channel where they went on to explore the Black Swan Estate in San Antonio, Texas. 800 K people have already viewed the 46-minute video posted on June 26.
The Youtuber duo regularly go on to explore the so-called haunted castles and locations while filming their experiences on video. The videos are then posted on their Youtube channel, Sam and Colby. Their videos are viewed by millions of people worldwide.
Sam And Colby: Youtubers Arrested For Trespassing
The YouTubers Sam and Colby were indeed arrested once by the police for trespassing. But they were freed shortly after all the legal actions were complete.
The duo hopped on the fence, and when a neighbor noticed it and phoned the authorities, they were arrested. The mugshots of their arrest went viral, and fans quickly responded with #FreeSamandColby trending on social media.
It's already been three years since the arrest, and the duo has changed their ways of filming videos and has hired more people on their team to do things legally. Their subsequent videos are all legally filmed, and they have not brushed off the law ever since.
Sam And Colby Arrest Charges
Sam and Colby were held by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Tampa, Florida, following their arrest in early 2019. They were charged with trespassing without permission.
But the YouTubers were released from jail the next day after spending one day behind bars. They were reportedly released on bonds. The exact details were undisclosed by the police.
The arrest was a blessing in disguise, as Sam told in an interview with Metro, that they changed how they do content, which elevated their channel. The duo revised their work methods, hired an expert team, and took extra care when entering fenced-off properties.