The man known to millions of cable TV viewers as Chumlee on the reality show “Pawn Stars” was being held in a Las Vegas jail late Wednesday following his arrest on felony weapon and drug charges.The 33-year-old Russell wasn’t booked on a sex-crime allegation. Officer Larry Hadfield, a department spokesman, said that part of the investigation is continuing.
Records showed Russell was being held on 19 drug possession charges and one weapon charge. His bail was set at $62,000.
It wasn’t immediately clear if he had a lawyer.