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Pawn Stars Star Chumlee Was Arrested Because of His Vault of Weapons and Narcotics

Screen Shot 2016-03-16 at 3.30.07 PMOn March 9, Pawn Stars star Chumlee (aka Austin Lee Russell) was arrested and social media went pretty crazy speculating. The people on the show had made headlines only a few months prior, when Rick Harrison endorsed Marco Rubio, but this arrest really took the conversation about the nominal stars over the top.

Now, we know all about the charges Chumlee is facing. Fox 411 got the scoop, so take it away, Ashley Dvorkin:

As the good woman said, Chumlee was hesitant to open a vault and once the police got in there, they found meth, weed, Xanax, scales, papers, oh, yeah, and some weapons. A lot of weapons, actually. They found 12 handguns. What’s more, they weren’t even looking for that stuff; they were there with a warrant because of sexual assault charges.

He posted his $62,000 bail and is now awaiting his May 23 court hearing.

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