LAS VEGAS, NV (KTNV) reports,that pawn stars reality star Chumlee has been detained and arrested, do to a ongoing or alleged ongoing investigation.What seemed to stem from and apparent sexual assault
Chumlee, whose real name is Austin Lee Russell, had his home raided Wednesday night when police served a search warrant for a sex-crime related investigation.
Police were investigating an alleged sexual assault at his home, and had issued a search warrant.
During the course of the search warrant, several illegal items including methamphetamine, marijuana and firearms were located.
At this time Chumlee, real name Austin Lee Russell; has not been charged with sexual assault and the investigation is ongoing.
Russell was transported to the Clark County Detention Center and booked on the following charges:
The once popular pawn star,was also said to allegedly be exploring the possibilities of having a reality Paranormal show.
One of the regulars on History Channel’s “Pawn Stars” has been arrested for gun and drug possession. Austin “Chumlee” Russell was taken into custody from his Las Vegas home after police searched his house on a warrant related to an alleged sexual assault. The 33-year-old hasn’t been charged in the sexual assault investigation. He has been charged in connection with the meth, marijuana and at least one gun reportedly found in his home. Russell has been a part of the History show since 2009. The show is one of the channel’s most-watched. As of Thursday morning, History Channel had not said anything about the arrest. This video includes clips from KTNV , Leftfield Pictures , History Channel and an image from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.