Austin "Chumlee" Russell from History's "Pawn Stars" television series arrives at the sixth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards in Las Vegas on Feb. 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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By Justin Worland
March 10, 2016

The TV star known as Chumlee on the show Pawn Stars was arrested Wednesday following a raid on his Las Vegas home that uncovered illegal drugs and at least one gun.

Austin Lee Russell, 33, was under investigation for an alleged sexual assault but wasn’t charged with a crime in that case, the Associated Press reports. Instead, police arrested him on 19 drug possession charges and one felony weapon charge. The sexual assault investigation is ongoing, according to the AP.

Russell works at the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on Las Vegas Boulevard.


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