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GRIFFITH'S SON SENTENCED TO 90 DAYS IN HOOSEGOW

The son of actor Andy Griffith was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading no contest to charges he beat his wife and allegedly caused her to have a miscarriage.

Sam Griffith, 34, also was given three years probation, fined $500 and ordered to complete an alcohol-abuse treatment program, his attorney, James Blatt, said.Griffith already served the 90 days while awaiting trial, Blatt said.

Griffith, a real estate developer, said he was happy with the deal.

Renee Denise Griffith, 28, told police she was struck and kicked by her husband during an argument in January, when she was two months pregnant.