‘Chumlee’ from ‘Pawn Stars’ arrested during sexual assault raid

Posted at 8:07 PM, Mar 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-09 20:11:07-05

LAS VEGAS — Austin “Chumlee” Russell from the popular History Channel TV series “Pawn Stars” was arrested Wednesday during a sexual assault raid at his Las Vegas home, according to TMZ.

The Las Vegas Metro Police Department tells TMZ officers showed up at Russell’s home Wednesday afternoon with a search warrant in connection with a sexual assault case he is a suspect in.

Russell was arrested after officers found marijuana, methamphetamine and a weapon in the home, TMZ reports.

Russell was taken into custody and booked for drug and weapon possession, according to TMZ. The sexual assault is still under investigation.