Griffin O’Neal pleads guilty to DUI

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SAN DIEGO (AP) - Griffin O'Neal, the son of actor Ryan O’Neal, has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs stemming from a head-on crash that injured another motorist.

The San Diego Union-Tribune ( http://bit.ly/tHTGso) says O’Neal pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving under the influence and possession of a firearm by a felon, both felonies. He also acknowledged he has a 1992 conviction for shooting into an unoccupied vehicle.

Prosecutors say O'Neal was on drugs Aug. 2 when he veered into oncoming traffic and collided with another vehicle in San Diego County.

Defense attorney Heather Boxeth said at a previous hearing that her client had been trying to help his half-brother Redmond O’Neal, who had been arrested on suspicion of heroin possession the same day.

Griffin O'Neal faces up to four years in prison.

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