Chris Chan Interrupts Court Proceedings Over Incest Charges by Stomping Feet

Christine Weston Chandler, or Chris Chan as she is known online, stamped her feet in frustration during a court hearing in which she was denied bond.

The 39-year-old internet personality was arrested by Henrico County Police on August 1 on one charge of incest.

The arrest came a day after the Green County Sheriff's Office received information about alleged "sex crimes against a family member, who resides in the Ruckersville area."

The YouTube star is being held at Central Virginia Regional Jail.

On Thursday, Chandler attended a hearing at the Greene County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court (JDR).

According to The Daily Progress, during the hearing Chan told the presiding judge, the Honorable David M. Barredo, that she was eager to pick up her personal possessions and would be "willing to proceed with everything if I can get that done."

The news outlet states that, under the advisement of Greene County General District Judge Kenneth Andrew Sneathern, Barredo rejected the request for bond citing the nature of the alleged offense and the potential threat posed by Chandler to both the community and herself.

He ordered that she be held without bond until a preliminary court hearing at on September 16.

The Daily Progress reports that Chandler then proceeded to interrupt her newly appointed attorney, David L. Heilberg, stomping her feet and stating loudly that she needed "to get everything back home," adding "I won't feel safe proceeding until" then.

It is unclear what personal items Chandler was referring to.

Under Virginia law, she could face a prison term of not less than one year or more than 10 years and a fine of up to $2,500.

According to the Greene County Sheriff's Office, the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.

Investigator Jason Tooley is heading up the case.

A popular presence online having risen to online prominence off the back of her web comic crossover character Sonichu, Chandler has over 50,000 subscribers on YouTube and almost 60,000 on Twitter.

Chandler's attorney Heilberg has been practicing law in Virginia for five decades specializes in "criminal defense, personal injury and other matters."

Heilberg's website states that he has been involved in over 100 jury trials and has "advocated on behalf of individuals facing charges including capital murder, driving under the influence, assault and white-collar crimes such as embezzlement and fraud."

Newsweek has reached out to Heilberg for comment on the case.

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Chris Chan, the internet celebrity, has been arrested on charges of incest. Henrico County Jail