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Chumlee Of ‘Pawn Stars’ Arrested For Drugs, Weapon

David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

The lovable Chumlee from the TV show “Pawn Stars” has been arrested on several weapons and drug-related charges.

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 found methamphetamine, marijuana and at least one gun, which resulted in Russell getting arrested. Police did not book the History Channel star on any sex-related crimes, according to Fox News. (RELATED: TheDC Interviews Rick Harrison Of ‘Pawn Stars’ On Politics And Pawning)

Russell is being charged with 19 crimes and being held on $62,000 bail.

“Pawn Stars” star Rick Harrison said in a statement, “We don’t have details yet but are here to help Chumlee however we can.”

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