A bench warrant was recalled on Friday January 13, 2012 for Griffin O'Neal, 47, oldest son of actor Ryan O' Neal, when he did not come to court on Thursday.
The reason O'Neal did not come to court on Thursday is because he checked himself into a rehabilitation facility after bailing out of jail on a misdemeanor battery charge involving alleged domestic violence against his wife.
On Friday, the Judge reset O'Neal's sentencing for February 3rd and she said the defendant could remain in the rehab facility until then and was ordered to turn in his driver license.
The judge recalled O'Neal's $100,000 bench warrant and re-issued a $35,000 bond in the case.
O'Neal had pushed his wife out of his way so that he can drink on New Years Eve. No one was injured in the December 31st incident.
O'Neal had pleaded guilty in November to DUI causing injury and being a felon in possession of a gun and admitted a 1992 conviction for shooting into his ex-girlfriend's unoccupied vehicle. He was already on probation from a 2007 DUI conviction.
He faces a sentence anywhere between probation and four years in prison.
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