Heather Locklear Arrested For Hit-And-Run? Not Quite

April 21, 2010
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Heather Locklear arrested for hit-and-run? Slow down there, buddy. Actually she was ‘cited’—there’s a difference. Allow me to enlighten you below.

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TMZ cranked out a few stories about it this afternoon, and the web went ape sh**. It immediately drew references to her 2008 DUI arrest, which produced a priceless pic of the actress with glassy, bloodshot eyes (see above).

But before you revel in her misfortune, let’s do some minor fact checking. Was Heather Locklear arrested for hit-and-run? Nope, but she may have spent a few moments in cuffs.

It turns out that police suspected she was driving a black BMW that mowed down a traffic sign, then drove off. Surveillance footage appears to corroborate that suspicion, but as the kings of celeb crime (TMZ) astutely noted, the footage shows her entering her community several hours after the alleged incident—making it harder to prove.

Find out what really happened this weekend here – Bumpshack

More on that in a bit. Until then, check out some juicy weekly links:

Carrie Underwood has a wedding date! – Celeb Glitz

Geez. First it’s Joe The Camel, then Kelly Clarkson? – Hot Momma Gossip

Is Pink preggers or what? Get the truth here. – Knocked Up Celebs

This is interesting. Cirque du Soleil is working on a Michael Jackson themed show – PopDirt

Tara Reid has ‘axed’ her wedding plans with Michael Axtmann. – Stupid Celebrities

SJP is lookin’ kind of rough these days. – Splash News

Phoebe Price has a cute puppy. – Celebrity Puke

Who is Emmanuelle Chriqui? – StarPulse

…now back to the story. There is only one reason you would not stop after a minor wreck like that: being wasted. And let’s face it, she is no stranger to the sauce. If she is actually convicted of a hit and run, it could also be a violation of the probation order that was instituted following her last run in. Now that could spell trouble.

So was Heather Locklear arrested? Sort of, but not really.

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Photos: www.wenn.com/Fayesvision/Nikki Nelson/Apega

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