Pawn Stars’ Corey Harrison Arrested for DUI
Corey Harrison, one of the stars of the reality TV show Pawn Stars, was arrested in Las Vegas on Friday morning on a DUI charge.
According to TMZ, Harrison was pulled over by police after he was seen swerving while driving. He told police that he had one drink seven hours earlier on his flight back from Minnesota.
Harrison was given a field sobriety test, which he failed. He was then arrested and taken to the Clark County Detention Center. He was released later that day after posting $1,000 bail.
This is not the first time that Harrison has been arrested. In 2011, he was arrested for assaulting a police officer. He was also arrested in 2016 after his home was raided in connection to a sexual assault investigation.
Harrison has not yet commented on his latest arrest.
Background on Corey Harrison
Corey Harrison is the son of Rick Harrison, the owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas. He has been a regular on Pawn Stars since the show’s first season in 2009.
Harrison is known for his outspoken personality and his love of motorcycles. He has also appeared in several other reality TV shows, including Cribs and The Surreal Life.
Reactions to Harrison’s Arrest
Harrison’s arrest has been met with mixed reactions from fans of Pawn Stars. Some fans have expressed disappointment, while others have defended him.
One fan wrote on Twitter, “I’m so disappointed in Corey. He’s always been one of my favorite cast members on Pawn Stars.”
Another fan wrote, “I don’t think it’s fair to judge Corey based on this one incident. Everyone makes mistakes.”
It remains to be seen how Harrison’s arrest will affect his career. He has not yet been fired from Pawn Stars, but the show’s producers may decide to take action if he is convicted of DUI.
DUI Laws in Nevada
In Nevada, the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08%. Anyone who is driving with a BAC of 0.08% or higher is considered to be driving under the influence (DUI).
The penalties for DUI in Nevada vary depending on the circumstances of the offense. First-time offenders can be sentenced to up to 6 months in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000. They may also lose their driver’s license for up to 6 months.
Repeat offenders face more serious penalties. Second-time offenders can be sentenced to up to 1 year in jail and/or a fine of up to $2,000. They may also lose their driver’s license for up to 1 year.
Corey Harrison’s arrest is a reminder that even celebrities are not immune to the law. He is facing serious consequences for his actions, and it remains to be seen how this will affect his career.