‘Chumlee’ From ‘Pawn Stars’ Arrested on Weapon, Drug Charges During Sexual Assault Raid

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Credit: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police
Credit: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police

LAS VEGAS — What is the Old Man going to say about this?? Pawn Stars cast member Austin “Chumlee” was arrested Wednesday on felony weapon and drug charges during a sexual assault raid at his Las Vegas home.

The Las Vegas Metro Police Department showed up at Austin Lee Russell’s home Wednesday afternoon with a search warrant in connection with a sexual assault case, according to TMZ.

Cops found methamphetamine, marijuana and at least one gun at Russell’s southwest Las Vegas home. He was arrested and booked for drug and weapon possession.

Russell was not booked on a sex-crime allegation, but the sexual assault investigation is ongoing, Officer Larry Hadfield told the Associated Press.

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