Chumlee will avoid jail time despite many drugs and weapons charges
Pawn Stars star Chumlee (real name: Austin Lee Russell) has finally learned his fate after being arrested for multiple drug and weapons charges in March.
The reality-show regular won’t face any jail time, thanks to a plea bargain arranged by his lawyers.
Despite facing felony charges for possession of a firearm (12 guns in all) and a controlled substance — specifically Xanax, marijuana and methamphetamine — Russell is expected to just receive probation at his May 23 court date.
The Pawn Stars cast member was arrested in March after police raided his Las Vegas home during a sex assault investigation.
The terms of the plea deal mean Russell won’t have to serve any jail time, and will not be charged with anything involving the sex assault.
TMZ reports that the felony crimes will be reduced to misdemeanours once he completes probation.
Russell has also returned to social media, and by the sounds of his tweets, he’ll be back filming the new season of Pawn Stars in no time.Follow @CJancelewicz
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