Pawn Stars “Star” Facing 20 Felony Charges
He is known as “Chumlee,” but his real name is Austin Lee Russell. In 2009, Chumlee became one of Vegas’ best known reality stars on History Channel’s Pawn Stars show. Gold and Silver Pawn Shop is the home of the television show and has become a favorite stop for visitors.
Chumlee was charged on 20 felony counts including both drug and gun charges. There is also an ongoing sexual assault investigation.
He was released from Clark County jail today and is on a $62,000 bond. Anyway you look at it, he is in serious legal hot water. There has been no statement issued from the Pawn Stars show at this point.
Read the latest update and see Chumlee’s mug shot here.