Date: 4th June 2008

Tatum O'Neal arrested

Oscar-winning actress Tatum O'Neal has been arrested after buying crack cocaine near her home in Manhattan, according to police.

The star was seen making the purchase on Sunday evening and was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The 44-year-old daughter of movie star Ryan O'Neal has struggled with heroin and cocaine addiction in the past.

A former child star, she picked up a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in Paper Moon at the age of 10.

Source: Press Release