Heather Locklear Pleads Not Guilty to Battery on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest

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On Thursday, Heather Locklear pleaded not guilty to a charges of battery against police officers and resisting arrest, which originated with her recent domestic violence arrest.

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In February, the 56-year-old former Melrose Place actor was arrested following a police response to a domestic violence complaint in Thousand Oaks, California. Police say that at the scene they found the actor had assaulted her boyfriend. She then proceeded to push and shout at the cops, who arrested her for felony domestic battery and misdemeanor battery on a peace officer. Only the latter charge stuck.

The New York Daily News reported that prosecutors charged Locklear with four counts of misdemeanor battery on an officer and one count of resisting arrest in March.

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What was Locklear allegedly screaming at the cops about? According to them, she was saying that her boyfriend had tried tot kill her, an allegation that he denied.

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Illustration for article titled Heather Locklear Pleads Not Guilty to Battery on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest

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I hate this narrative of a broken man, once it’s revealed someone sexually assaults or harasses people. A lot of broken men and women do not grow up to be abusers themselves.

I wonder how locklear has any money left. I hope she gets the help she needs. She’s very lucky she is an attractive white woman, as she is getting off really light with a misdemeanor charge for pushing and shouting at the cop.