In summer, 2019, Chas was at the center of a police manhunt that made news headlines after escaping from handcuffs in the back of a police car. The now 17-year-old was charged with five felonies and could face up to 10 years in prison.

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“Jail doesn’t scare me. The people in there don’t scare me,” claims Chas, adding, “If you do the crime, do the time.”

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Chas’s mother, Dana, claims her son was once a star athlete who has fallen in with a bad crowd and has become a “wannabe gangster.”

“All of this is absolutely mortifying,” she says, noting that she’s at the end of her rope with Chas.

When Dr. Phil asks, “Is he a poser,” how does Dana respond?

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