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Heather Locklear Sentenced to 30 Days in Mental Facility for First Responder Battery Case

Heather Locklear Sentenced to 30 Days in Mental Facility for First Responder Battery Case

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Actress Heather Locklear has been ordered to spend a month in a mental health facility after pleading no contest to a series of assault charges.

The Melrose Place actress was facing eight charges, including six involving battery on a police officer or paramedic.

The 57-year-old must check into the residential facility by September 6 and spend the full 30 days there or she will be sentenced to 120 days in jail, TMZ reports. She was also sentenced to three years’ probation.

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Heather Locklear at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 24, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Getty Images)

Heather, who was arrested last June, will be on three years of unsupervised probation and was ordered not to possess any weapons, non-prescribed medications or alcohol.

The charges stemmed from two incidents in Ventura County. TMZ reports she was arrested in February 2018 for allegedly attacking her boyfriend and a police officer.

Heather Locklear Booking Photo
In this handout photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriffs Office, actress Heather Locklear is seen in a police booking photo after her arrest on two counts of misdemeanor battery on a police officer and EMT June 24, 2018 in Ventura, California. The incident occurred when emergency personnel responded to a domestic disturbance at Locklears house June 24, 2018 in Thousand Oaks. Locklear is reportedly being held on USD 20,000 bail. (Photo by Ventura County Sheriffs Office via Getty Images)

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 been on more than on involuntary psychiatric hold.

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Actress Heather Locklear arrives at the opening night red carpet for “Evita” at the Pantages Theatre on October 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for The Pantages Theatre)

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