Drew Pinsky

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One of these guys works with celebrities who have addictions and one of them allegedly has an addiction to a celebrity, but let's not get them confused.

Dr. Drew Pinsky's accused stalker was arrested at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., Wednesday evening on a felony charge. Charles Pearson is said to have sent threatening messages over several months to the Celebrity Rehab mastermind and his family over the Internet and even showed up at a radio station affiliated with the doctor.

At the same time, Pinsky received notification that Pearson was suing him in small claims court.

Pinsky filed a police report regarding the 33-year-old on Monday.

A spokesman for the college tells E! News that Pearson was not a student but that the Pasadena police alerted campus security that there was a possible suspect making criminal threats on a computer in the library. Pierce officials detained the suspect and the city cops came and made the official arrest. According to the college rep, Dr. Drew was not at the school and has no known association with it.

The Pasadena PD confirmed the arrest to E! News. Pearson is currently behind bars at the Pasadena Jail and being held for $150,000 bail.

A rep for Dr. Drew has not yet returned a request for comment.


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