EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Redmond O'Neal To Be Released From Jail; Being Sent To Rehab

Sep. 18 2009, Published 10:08 a.m. ET

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Redmond O'Neal --the troubled son of actor Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett - will be released from jail and will be sent to rehab to continue his treatment for drug addiction, can report.

That announcement was made Friday morning after O'Neal,24, appeared in a courtroom in Santa Clarita, California and pleaded no contest to possession of a controlled substance.

READ: How Redmond Is Progressing

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O'Neal could have faced four years into state prison, but under a deal, he must complete one year in treatment at residential rehab at Impact in Pasadena, CA. He was also placed on three years probation, and  if he violates probation, he goes to state prison for six years.

Read more about his strained relationship with dad Ryan

O'Neal won't be released to Impact until Commissioner Godfrey at the Airport Court signs off on him being transferred to Impact in Pasadena, CA. Redmond will be in front her Thursday, September 24. It's expected she will sign off on it.

Farrah Fawcett had the only camera in the courtroom Friday morning, and will bring you the exlcusive video shortly.



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