Heather Locklear, star of a number of popular television programs beginning with “Dynasty” in the 1980s, was arrested over the weekend for allegedly attacking her boyfriend and a police officer responding to the domestic violence call, according to press reports.
Locklear, 56, was at her home in Thousand Oaks, Calif. when police responded to domestic violence report at around 9:40 pm on Sunday (Feb. 25).
The actress allegedly attacked the officer when he tried to place her under arrest. She was subsequently charged with three counts of misdemeanor battery of a police officer, according to TMZ.
Locklear was taken to Ventura County Jail and released early today (Feb. 26) after posting bail. She’s scheduled to appear in court on the charges March 13, according to The Blast.
According to the outlet, Locklear’s next scheduled court date is March 13.
According to the 911 call (listen below), Heather’s brother witnessed Heather and her boyfriend fighting. The brother called 911.
Locklear reportedly became “combative,” when deputies tried to arrest her. She kicked or struck three deputies.
The Golden Globe nominated actress has had a history of run-ins with the law, some of which involved alcohol and drug abuse.
In 2011, she allegedly got physical with her boyfriend that prompted a police response. At the time a law enforcement source told TMZ, “She lost it on him and he retaliated.”
In 2010, the actress was arrested for allegedly hitting a no-parking sign on a public street and fleeing the scene. She was cited for misdemeanor hit-and-run, according to people People.
In September 2008, the actress was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in California and was formally charged in November 2008 with driving under the influence of drugs.
The misdemeanor charge filed by the DA’s office specified that the drugs in question were “prescription medications.” The case was ultimately dismissed.
How many times will the actress be slapped on the wrist for crimes that would send ordinary people to jail?
Locklear also starred in “Melrose Place” (1993–99), “T. J. Hooker” (1982–86), and “Spin City” (1999–2002).
She had a recurring role on the TV Land sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” and a lead role on the TNT drama-comedy television series “Franklin & Bash” in 2013.
Check out the audio below.