Griffin O’Neal

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Griffin O'Neal is in police crosshairs again.

A San Diego judge issued a bench warrant on Thursday for the arrest of actor Ryan O'Neal's oldest son after he was MIA at a sentencing hearing in his DUI and weapons case.

No word on his current whereabouts.

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According to the San Diego District Attorney's Office, Superior Court Judge Eugenia Eyherabide granted a request for a $100,000 bench warrant after the former Escape Artist star failed to appear and learn his fate stemming from his August head-on crash in San Pasqual, Calif.

O'Neal subsequently pleaded guilty in November to two felony charges of driving under the influence and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon over the accident and faces up to four years in prison.

Yesterday's development comes nearly two weeks after the troubled 47-year-old thesp was freed on bail following a Dec. 31 arrest on a separate misdemeanor domestic violence charge so he could check himself into rehab.

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In that incident, prosecutors allege a drunken O'Neal pushed his wife out of the way when she tried to stop him from getting behind the wheel on New Year's Eve.

His attorney, Heather Boxeth, could not be reached for comment. But the newspaper quoted her as telling the court yesterday that no one was injured in the dust-up and that her client had fallen off the wagon after five years sober and was currently in treatment.

Maybe he'll run into his younger bro, Redmond, who's also in rehab.


UPDATE 12:03 p.m. PT: A spokeswoman for the San Diego County District Attorney's Office tells E! News that Griffin O'Neal did finally show up in court on Friday morning. The arrest warrant was recalled and his $35,000 bail was reinstated.  He was also ordered into rehab and sentencing in his DUI and weapons case has been continued to Feb. 3.

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