Chumlee from 'Pawn Stars' jailed in Vegas on weapon, drug charges
March 10, 2016 - Uncategorized
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The man known to millions of cable TV viewers as Chumlee on the reality show Pawn Stars was being held late Wednesday in a Las Vegas jail following his arrest on felony weapon and drug charges.
Austin Lee Russell, 33, was taken into custody when officers serving a search warrant in a sexual assault investigation found methamphetamine, marijuana and at least one gun at his southwest Las Vegas home, police said in a statement.
Russell wasn’t booked on a sex-crime allegation. Officer Larry Hadfield, a department spokesman, said that part of the investigation stemmed from a recent complaint by a woman, and it is continuing. Read more…