NBC News reports that famous actress Heather Locklear has been arrested for domestic violence and fighting with deputies at her home in California on Monday.
Authorities received a domestic disturbance call at 10 p.m. and responded to Locklear’s address, just west of Los Angeles. Her boyfriend was the victim of the domestic violence, and had suffered at least one physical injury during a fight. Due to the injury, the charge is classified as a felony. The boyfriend declined treatment.
Locklear, 56, was uncooperative with deputies when they arrived and started fighting with them, pushing and kicking at them, said police. This resulted in three misdemeanor counts of battery for Locklear.
She did claim to have sustained injuries before police arrived, and was taken to the hospital for treatment. After being cleared from doctors, she was taken to the Ventura County Jail. Locklear is due for a court appearance on March 13, and was released on a $20,000 bail.
The Associated Press reported that Locklear’s attorney has declined comment to the press.
Locklear has been married twice in the past – once to Tommy Lee, from 1986-1993, and to Richie Sambora from 1994-2007.
She had also been arrested in 2008 for driving under the influence of prescription drugs. She pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of reckless driving, and received probation.
According to People.com, Locklear’s boyfriend involved in the fight was Chris Heisser. Heisser was later arrested for a DUI just hours after Locklear’s arrest. The California Highway Patrol told People that Heisser’s BAC was .19 when he was stopped by authorities.
*Photo credit Ventura County Sheriff’s Office