Ryan O”Neal admits to possessing methamphetamine

January 10th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, January 10 (ANI): Oscar nominee Ryan O”Neal pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine before a court in Malibu, California, on Friday.
His son Redmond, also an accused in the case, was also present in the court at the time. He, however, had his case continued until February 20.
The court sentenced O”Neal to 18 months in a drug rehabilitation program.
Once he completes the program successfully, the charge will be removed from his criminal record.
The 67-year-old actor has also been directed not to possess any controlled substance or associate with anyone whom he knows to be a drug user, reports Fox News.
O”Neal, who was subdued in court, said only the word “guilty” when asked for his plea.
Los Angeles County Sheriffs deputies arrested him on September 17 at his Malibu home, after they found drugs in his bedroom during a search of the house related to his sons probation.
Redmond, the son of Ryan and Farrah Fawcett, had been on probation for felony possession of heroin and methamphetamine. (ANI)

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