Celebrity News August 16, 2019
Heather Locklear Will Head to Treatment After Pleading No Contest to 8 Misdemeanors
Actress Heather Locklear likely won't be serving jail time after pleading no contest to eight misdemeanors in Ventura County.
According to the Ventura County D.A.'s Office, the star was facing five counts of battery on a peace officer; one count of battery on emergency personnel; and two counts of resisting, obstructing, or delaying a peace officer.
Locklear was sentenced to 120 days in Ventura County Jail, but won't spend any time behind bars if she completes a 30-day residential treatment program. According to TMZ, the judge wants her to check in by September 6.
She will also be on unsupervised probation for three years.
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The charges stemmed from two incidents in Ventura County. TMZ reported she was arrested in February 2018 for allegedly attacking her boyfriend and a police officer. She was arrested again in June 2018 after she allegedly attacked an officer and EMT after they responded to a disturbance call.
Over the years, Heather has battled substance abuse and suffered from mental illness. She spent time in rehab and has been on more than one involuntary psychiatric hold.