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‘Pawn Stars’ Cast Member Chumlee Arrested on Drugs, Weapon Charges

Police say they found marijuana and meth after executing a search warrant on an alleged sexual assault case

“Pawn Stars” personality Chumlee has been arrested on charges of possessing drugs and a weapon, a spokesman for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department told TheWrap on Wednesday.

According to police, a search warrant was issued on the reality TV star (real name: Austin Russell) for an alleged sexual assault.

When the warrant was executed, officers found marijuana and methamphetamine, as well as a weapon.

Russell was booked and remains in custody, according to police.

The sexual assault case remains under investigation.

“Pawn Stars,” which airs on History, revolves around the activities at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. Russell serves as one of the shop’s employees.

History had no comment for TheWrap.

See Russell’s mug shot from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department below.

Pawn Stars Austin Russell mug shot

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department