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Son of Sean Penn, Robin Wright settles Nebraska drug case

Last Updated Jun 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm EDT

FILE - This booking file photo released by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept. shows Uma Von Wittkamp after she was arrested in Nebraska. Court records show the son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor in a Nebraska drug possession case and paid a fine. The actors' 24-year-old son, Hopper Penn, and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Von Wittkamp, were arrested April 4 after a state trooper stopped their vehicle on Interstate 80 in southeastern Nebraska. Court records show that on April 24, each pleaded no contest to attempt of a felony and ordered to pay $1,000 each. (Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept via AP, File)

AURORA, Neb. – The son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanour in his Nebraska drug case.

Twenty-four-year-old Hopper Penn and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Uma Von Wittkamp, were arrested during a traffic stop on April 4 on Interstate 80 in southeastern Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol says a search of their vehicle turned up 14 grams of marijuana, four amphetamine pills and 3 grams of psychedelic mushrooms.

Both were initially charged with felony drug possession. Court records show they later pleaded no contest to the misdemeanour charge of attempt of a felony. Each was ordered to pay $1,000.

A no-contest plea allows a defendant to not admit guilt but acknowledge that there’s enough evidence for a conviction.