"Wideneck" or "neck guy" was arrested in his home town on Jan. 30 after a judge revoked his bond from the original charges. His management broke the news on Instagram.
"Tonight, Charles AKA Wideneck was arrested in his hometown of Pensacola. He didn’t get arrested on any new charges, the judge revoked his bond from his original charges. Now he has to sit in jail until his case is over with. He appreciates all the love and support from everyone in the past 2 months. Charles’ life has changed for the better for himself and his family. When all this is over with this last case, you have his word that’ll he’ll never go back to jail again!" the caption read.
Following McDowell's arrest in November, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office posted a photo of his mugshot, which quickly surpassed 264,000 shares given the inmate's particularly wide neck. As McDowell looks at the camera with his head tilted slightly, his neck surpasses the width of his head.
McDowell took to social media following his release in November to thank all the fans responsible for his Internet fame. He also quickly joined in on the "wideneck" jokes, posting a few memes of his own.