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

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 15: Austin "Chumlee" Russell from History's "Pawn Stars" television series arrives at the grand opening of the KISS by Monster Mini Golf amusement attraction on March 15, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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.

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