Robert Downey Jr.’s Son Arrested For Cocaine Possession

Hilary Lewis

Robert Downey Jr.&rsquos son, Indio Falconer Downey, was arrested Sunday afternoon on suspicion of cocaine possession, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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> The 20-year-old was a passenger in a car and when the police pulled the vehicle over, they found cocaine and drug paraphernalia in his possession, the West Hollywood station of the L.A. Sheriff's Department tells THR.

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> Indio Downey was taken to jail and released shortly after midnight Monday on $10,000 bail. His next court date is Aug. 29, according to the Associated Press.

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> Robert Downey Jr. stressed that his son is getting help and support from his family.

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> &ldquoUnfortunately 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&rsquore all determined to rally behind him and help him become the man he's capable of being,&rdquo the Iron Man star said in a statement. &ldquoWe&rsquore grateful to the Sheriff&rsquos department for their intervention, and believe Indio can be another recovery success story instead of a cautionary tale.&rdquo

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> Downey famously struggled with his own addiction to cocaine and heroin.