Ryan & Redmond O’Neal Charged Over September Drug Arrest

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2008  |  Updated 10:45 PM EDT
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Ryan & Redmond O’Neal Charged Over September Drug Arrest

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Ryan O’Neal and his son, Redmond, have been charged with felony drug possession, in connection with their arrests in Malibu last month.

The Malibu District Attorney’s Office confirmed to Access that the actor, 67, has been charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine.

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Redmond O’Neal, 23, whose mother is actress Farrah Fawcett, was also charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, two misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and one misdemeanor count of illegal possession of pepper spray.

As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, authorities arrested both men in September on suspicion of narcotics possession after discovering methamphetamine during a probation search at the senior O’Neal’s home, where Redmond O’Neal resides.

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Redmond O’Neal was previously arrested on drugs charges and driving under the influence stemming from an incident in January 2008 when he was pulled over in Malibu. The younger O’Neal was charged eventually charged with possession of heroin and methamphetamine and driving under the influence.

In June 2008, he pleaded guilty to possession and a misdemeanor DUI charge and managed to avoid jail, but was sentenced to three years probation.

Earlier this month, Redmond O’Neal admitted he had relapsed on drugs, at a hearing for the June case.

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He was sent to a rehab and detox by Judge Scott Millington.

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