Redmond O'Neal Arrested

Redmond O'Neal has been arrested, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

A spokesperson for the Santa Monica, Calif. Police Department confirmed to Access Hollywood that the 26-year-old son of actor Ryan O'Neal, had been arrested on Tuesday.

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The spokesperson told Access that Redmond was pulled over at 8:45 AM PT for failing to stop at a red left turn arrow at Lincoln and Olympic.

Redmond was pulled over at the 600 block of Olympic Drive, not too far from the Police Department.

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A motor officer determined O'Neal was on probation, and therefore he had consent to search him and the vehicle he was driving, the spokesperson told Access.

The officer found a controlled substance believed to heroin in the car.

Redmond is still in custody at the Santa Monica Police Department and is expected to be processed later on Tuesday.


The spokesperson said Redmond was not under the influence when he was arrested.

As previously reported on, officials said in August 2010 that Redmond had completed a drug diversion program.

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A district attorney's spokesperson told the Associated Press at the time that Redmond's graduation from the program led to dismissal of two drug-related cases.

Among the charges dismissed was a case filed after sheriff's deputies found drugs at Ryan O'Neal's home in 2008 while his son was on probation, the AP previously reported.

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