‘Chumlee’ from ‘Pawn Stars’ arrested on weapon, drug charges


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"Chumlee" from "Pawn Stars" was found with illegal items, says Las Vegas PD

"Pawn Stars" is a very popular show on the History Channel

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When authorities searched reality star Austin Russell’s home after sexual assault allegations, they found 12 guns and assorted drugs, an arrest report shows.

“On March 9, 2016, a search warrant was served at the residence of Austin Lee Russell regarding a sexual assault investigation,” Officer Larry Hadfield said. “During the course of the search warrant service, several illegal items including methamphetamine, marijuana and firearms were located.”

Russell was charged with being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm and numerous narcotics charges.

Hadfield said Russell has not been charged with sexual assault. The investigation is ongoing.

“Pawn Stars” features the employees of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, which is presided over by the Harrison family.

Russell, a regular cast member, is a friend of Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison, grandson of co-owner Richard Harrison.

CNN has reached out to the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop for comment.