Chelsea was left on her own until Billie Reed stepped up and agreed to assume responsibility for Chelsea, and the two ended up moving in with Patrick Lockhart, much to Chelsea's delight.Not long after moving in (and a number of close encounters with Max Brady), Chelsea was horrified to learn that the people who had raised her, the Bensons, were not her parents at all -- Bo and Billie were!When a drugged Chelsea tried to run upstairs, a drugged Ford fell down the stairs while chasing her. Ford's dad threatened to press charges against Chelsea, but Victor stepped in and convinced Ford's dad to let the issue go.
Hid Ford Decker's body (December 2007) Drugged Ford Decker which contributed to his accidental death (December 2007) Accidental hit and run of Zack Brady resulting in his death (December 2005) Numerous driving infractions Spiking a drink belonging to recovering alcoholic Billie Reed Drugging Patrick Lockhart with the hopes of sleeping with him Chelsea was introduced as Abby's best friend, supposedly a 'good girl', but in reality Chelsea was encouraging Abby to smoke, drink, and lie to her mother.
After meeting Abby's family friend Patrick Lockhart, Chelsea became obsessed with Patrick and determined to have him, enlisting Abby's help in first keeping Patrick away from Jennifer Deveraux, and later also enlisted Abby to help her keep Billie and Patrick apart.
Upset over loosing Chelsea's friendship, Nick slept with Chelsea's mother, Billie.
To win favor back with Bo and Hope, Chelsea volunteered to take money to Belle, Shawn, and Claire who were hiding in Canada. On the trip, Nick and Chelsea's relationship turned flirtatious.
Chelsea was terrified that Bo would turn her in, but Billie stepped up to take the blame.
Bo found out that Chelsea has been driving the car and tried to protect her, but Hope was furious with Chelsea.Chelsea, Billie, and some of the other sorority sisters tried to take the information to the dean, but Ford Decker's dad was very good friends with the dean and no action was taken against Ford.Chelsea and her sorority sisters decided to teach Ford a lesson.Chelsea was conflicted over her feelings for Jett, but eventually returned back to Nick.At the end of the summer, Chelsea and Stephanie went back to college and decided to pledge a sorority. One by one, Chelsea's sorority sisters reported that they had been drugged and raped by Ford Decker.Chelsea also had a problem with driving, and after two close calls had her license revoked.