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'Devil's Ride' star Robert 'Sandman' Johnston arrested for attempted murder

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Robert "Sandman" Johnston.

Robert "Sandman" Johnston may be a real-life son of anarchy. The San Diego, Calif., biker and star of Discovery's "The Devil's Ride" is facing an attempted murder rap after allegedly stabbing a man during a burglary on Dec. 22.

Johnston has been behind bars -- currently in lieu of $255,000 bail -- since his Dec. 27 arrest, a spokesman for the George Bailey Detention Facility confirmed Monday to E! News.

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The 30-year-old Johnston is due to be arraigned Jan. 11 at the El Cajon Courthouse on charges of attempted murder, burglary, making criminal threats, reckless driving and several vehicular infractions.

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According to his Discovery bio, "Sandman" has been a patched member of the Laffing Devils for two years.

"The Devil's Ride," which follows the gang's trials, tribulations and good times, wrapped its first season on Discovery on June 13.

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