LOS ANGELES (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Heather Locklear has been arrested on suspicion of fighting with first responders for the second time this year.
Locklear appeared extremely intoxicated when deputies arrived at her Southern California home around 11 p.m. Sunday to investigate a dispute between Locklear and either family members or friends, Ventura County Sheriff’s Capt. Garo Kuredjian said.READ MORE: Gas Leak Shuts Down 2 Blocks In Downtown Fort Worth
Locklear kicked one of the deputies and then kicked a paramedic who was called to evaluate her because of her intoxication, Kuredjian said.
She was taken to a hospital and later taken to jail and booked on two misdemeanor counts of battery on emergency personnel. The actress was released Monday morning after posting $20,000 bail.
Locklear checked in to a treatment facility later Monday, a person close to Locklear said. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because of medical privacy restrictions. Her managers did not immediately return an email seeking comment.READ MORE: Astros-Braves World Series Pits Father Versus Son
In February, Locklear was arrested under similar circumstances and charged with four misdemeanor counts of battery on an officer. Authorities say she attacked four deputies called to her home because of a dispute with her boyfriend. She has pleaded not guilty in that case, which remains pending.
The 56-year-old actress was among the biggest television stars of the 1980s and 1990s, with roles on “Dynasty,” ”T.J. Hooker” and “Melrose Place.”
She still works frequently, with recurring roles on cable shows like “Franklin & Bash” and the Tyler Perry series “Too Close to Home.”
But she has struggled in recent years with substance abuse. In 2008, she was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of prescription drugs. She pleaded to a lesser charge of reckless driving and was sentenced to unsupervised probation.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Severe Weather Threat For North Texas Late Tuesday Night, Early Wednesday Morning
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