Fawcett's son charged with heroin possession

LOS ANGELES (AP) - August 4, 2011

Redmond O'Neal is expected to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday. He was also charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The 26-year-old was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly failed to stop for a red light in Santa Monica and officers found heroin in the vehicle. He has a string of drug-related arrests and is on probation from a previous case.

O'Neal has been jailed without bail since Tuesday.

A criminal complaint did not list any additional details about the alleged offenses.

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