‘Pawn Stars’ Chumlee Arrested On Weapon And Drug Charges
Austin Lee Russell, known as Chumlee on Pawn Stars, was arrested Wednesday on felony weapon and drug charges in Las Vegas
When officers served Chumlee, 33, a search warrant at his Las Vegas home in regard to a sexual assault investigation, they found a gun, methamphetamine and marijuana, reported TMZ.
Chumlee was subsequently taken into custody. He is being held at the Clark County Detention Center pending a court appearance, and his bail has been set at $62,000.
Chumlee is facing 19 drug-possession charges and one weapon charge.
As of yet, Chumlee has not been charged with sexual assault. The investigation, which stemmed from a recent complaint filed by a woman, is ongoing.
Chumlee works at the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, which is featured on the History Channel’s hit show Pawn Stars. No one from the Las Vegas Boulevard store, the History Channel or the A&E Network has commented on Chumlee’s arrest.
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