Chas says he was 14 the first time he got in trouble with the law. The now 17-year-old is currently facing five felony charges in connection with a summer 2019 incident which included escaping police custody and leading authorities on a citywide manhunt.

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Chas’s mother, Dana, says she’s doing everything she can to keep him from running the streets, but her husband, Chas Sr., disagrees. He claims that Dana feels guilty for punishing their son and stops his efforts to keep Chas under control.

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“She always lets him off the hook for everything he does,” says Chas Sr.

Dana acknowledges that she is “way too easy” on their son.

“I don’t want to take anything away from him,” she says, adding, “I feel like if I take from him, he’s just going to take from other people.”

Chas claims he’s not afraid of going to jail and says he does what he needs to do to make money. Can former deputy district attorney Mark Davis and reformed gang member-turned-self-made-millionaire Ryan Blair convince him that there’s another path? Watch Wednesday’s Dr. Phil to find out.

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Ryan Blair is the author of the best-selling book: “Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: How I Went from Gang Member to Multimillionaire Entrepreneur,” available wherever books are sold.

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