Indio Downey, Robert Downey Jr.’s son, was arrested in West Hollywood, California, on Sunday afternoon for drug possession, ET reported.
Indio Downey, 20, was arrest occurred after a traffic stop and investigation near the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and La Cienega. He was a passenger in the car.
The actor’s son posted bail, which amounted to $10,000, and was released just after 12:30 a.m. on Monday morning.
Indio Downey’s famous 49-year-old father has struggled with drug addiction in the past and has even ended up in prison for his substance abuse.
On Monday, Robert Downey Jr. released the following statement to TMZ: “Unfortunately, there’s a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it. Also, there is a lot of family support and understanding, and we’re all determined to rally behind him and help him become the man he’s capable of being. We’re grateful to the Sheriff’s department for their intervention, and believe Indio can be another recovery success story instead of a cautionary tale.”
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