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Pawn Stars' Chumlee Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

Austin "Chumlee" Russell was caught with meth, marijuana and firearms during a raid of his Las Vegas home

Liam Mathews

Austin Russell, better known to fans of the History show Pawn Stars as Chumlee, was arrested Wednesday on felony drug and weapon charges, the Las Vegas Sun reports.

While serving a search warrant at Russell's home as part of a sexual assault investigation, Las Vegas police found methamphetamine, marijuana and guns. He is facing 19 drug possession charges and one count of possession of a gun by a prohibited person. He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center with bail set at $62,000.

Russell has not been charged in the sexual assault case. The investigation is continuing.

A spokesperson for A&E Networks declined to comment to the Las Vegas Sun, but Russell's Pawn Stars co-star Rick Harrison said, "We don't have details yet but are here to help Chumlee however we can."