According to police, the 56-year-old actress was arrested after a domestic violence call was reported at a residence.  Police alleged Locklear became combative. A spokesperson for the Ventura County Sheriff’s department tells ET, “Yesterday at about 10 p.m., our deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence. (According to this)

When they arrived, Ms. Locklear was uncooperative with the deputies and actually battered three of our deputies. We initiated an investigation, which revealed that she had actually battered a boyfriend at the residence prior to our arrival. She was arrested for 1 count felony domestic violence and 3 counts misdemeanor battery on a police officer.”

The spokesperson added, “[Locklear] had claimed that she was injured prior to our arrival, although we did not see any evidence of it. Out of an abundance for caution, she was transported to a local hospital where she was evaluated prior to being booked into jail. She posted $20,000 dollar bail and was released.”

TMZ reports that it was Locklear’s brother who called 911 after allegedly seeing the actress and her boyfriend fighting, and that cops observed her boyfriend with a visible mark.

Locklear’s next court appearance is set for March 13 in Ventura, California.ative during the arrest and battered three deputies.