facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Griffin O'Neal pleads guilty to DUI

Nov. 25, 2011 at 5:27 PM   |   Comments

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Actor Griffin O'Neal has pleaded guilty in a San Diego court to driving under the influence and possession of a firearm by a felon, officials said.

O'Neal, 47, is the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and late actress Joanna Cook Moore. He was convicted of firing a gun into an unoccupied vehicle nearly 20 years ago and of negligently operating a boat in a 1986 mishap that killed producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, the son of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola.

The latest charges against O'Neal stem from an incident in San Pasqual, Calif., last August in which he crashed his vehicle head-on into another car.

O'Neal is scheduled for a sentencing hearing Jan. 12, E! News said.

He faces a possible four years in prison, the entertainment news Web site said.

O'Neal's film credits include "The Escape Artist," "April Fool's Day," "Assault of the Killer Bimbos" and "Ghoulies III."

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges
2
Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman' Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman'
3
Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself' Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself'
4
Jennifer Lawrence the guest of honor at Coldplay show in LA Jennifer Lawrence the guest of honor at Coldplay show in LA
5
Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback