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Pawn Stars' Chumlee released from jail after posting bail

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He may have millions of viewers on his reality TV show, but today a "Pawn Stars" celebrity is dealing with his own dose of reality after spending the night in jail.

33-year-old Austin Russell, also known as 'Chumlee' posted his $62,000 bail and was released from the Clark County Detention Center around 3:50 a.m. on Thursday. He faces 20 felony counts following his arrest on Wednesday.

Police arrived at his home near Jones and 215 following a sexual assault allegation.

That portion of the investigation, according to officers is ongoing, however, there were other violations uncovered. Enough to place Chumlee under arrest.

"During the course of that search warrant, numerous firearms were located, as were illegal narcotics, said Metro Officer Larry Hadfield

Altogether, police say Chumlee was charged with 20-felonies. Without offering any specifics authorities say Chumlee was not allowed to have firearms in his possession.

Early Thursday morning he was released from the Clark County detention center after posting 62-thousand-dollars bail.

News 3 did receive a statement from Rick Harrison, who is the owner of Gold and Silver Pawn and the main star of the show.

"We don't have details yet, but we're here to help Chumlee anyway we can," he said.

Many might argue Chumlee is one of the more popular characters on the show, but after this week's events, some wonder whether his future on the show may be in jeopardy.

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