Capt. Dean Cook of the Thousand Oaks Police Department said that Locklear is facing one count of felony domestic violence and three misdemeanor counts of battery of emergency personnel.
A spokesperson for the Ventura County Sheriff's department told ET, "Yesterday at about 10 p.m., our deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence. 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."
Locklear was booked into the Ventura County jail and has since been released after posting bail. Her next court date is scheduled for March 13.
According to TMZ, Locklear's brother called 911 after arriving at her home and finding his sister and her boyfriend fighting.
Locklear, who was one of the biggest TV stars of the '80s and '90s with roles on Dynasty, T.J. Hooker, Melrose Place and Spin City, has struggled with depression and substance abuse for many years, and has had domestic disputes that led to police intervention in the past. In 2011, police were called to the home of her then-boyfriend Jack Wagner over a domestic disturbance.