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Former HSN host Chris Scanlon arrested in Leon County

Posted at 10:43 AM, May 03, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A former television host is behind bars in Leon County after being arrested on multiple felony warrants.

According to court documents, former Home Shopping Network (HSN) star Christine Scanlon, 59, was arrested and booked into Leon County Detention Facility on Thursday.

Scanlon has been charged with being a fugitive from justice for multiple felony counts related to theft, forgery and tax evasion.

Arrest documents say Scanlon is facing two charges for felony theft, two charges for felony forgery and one felony tax evasion charge out of Routt County, Colorado. She was arrested at her Tallahassee apartment Thursday evening.

Scanlon is being held in jail on a $10,000 bond while she awaits extradition. She was due in court for a first appearance Friday morning.

She served as a HSN host for more than 21 years before moving on to other opportunities.