Actress Heather Locklear has been arrested for felony domestic violence, according to reports.
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office received a call of domestic disturbance in Thousand Oaks, Calif., at 10 p.m. Sunday.
Locklear’s brother called police after allegedly witnessing her and her boyfriend fighting at her Thousand Oaks home.
Responding officers reportedly saw marks on her boyfriend’s body.
When Locklear was arrested, she allegedly became physically aggressive, kicking and eventually hitting three police officers.
The 57-year-old was put in handcuffs and taken to the hospital for evaluation.
Locklear was booked at 1:03 a.m. Monday and released at 5:48 a.m. after posting $20,000 bail.
A court date has been set for March 13.
When an altercation occurs between family members, spouses or even roommates, police are usually quick to make an arrest. The reality is that the arresting officers do not always have the whole story. If you or a loved one has been charged with domestic violence, you need to protect yourself and talk to a criminal defense attorney who can explain your options for defending yourself.
When it comes to domestic violence charges, our South Florida Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers at Whittel & Melton know that there are two sides to every story. We can help make sure your voice is heard and that your version of events gets the attention it deserves. We will make sure your case gets the personalized attention it deserves whether that means we negotiate for a reduced charge or take your case to trial to prove your innocence.