Chas is facing five felony charges after an incident that included slipping out of handcuffs and leading police on a citywide manhunt in the summer of 2019.

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While his mother, Dana, says she’s worried that Chas is headed down the wrong path, Chas says he’s just “hustling” - doing whatever he has to do to make money.

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“If you’re broke, that’s how you get locked up,” he says

Continuing, Chas asks, “What would Dr. Phil do if he was in my shoes? If he had to grow up how I did? If he had to grow up poor?”

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