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Brawley Nolte, 'Ransom' actor and Nick Nolte's son, arrested on suspicion of DUI

October 8, 2009 |  7:40 am

Brawley Nolte, the son of actor Nick Nolte, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Santa Monica, police said.

The arrest occurred Tuesday afternoon on Pacific Coast Highway, according to the Santa Monica Police Department. Nolte, who as a child actor played a role in the film "Ransom," was arrested after making a lane change and striking another vehicle, police said.

Nolte was taken into custody after taking field sobriety tests.

Police did not say what controlled substance Nolte is accused of taking. Neither he nor his attorney could be reached for comment.

In "Ransom," Nolte played Mel Gibson's kidnapped son.

-- Shelby Grad

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