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Villaraigosa Staffer Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Cops

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A staffer in Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s office has been arrested on suspicion of attacking police officers at a Los Angeles nightclub.

Blanca Martinez-Navarro on Leave in Wake of Alleged Fight with Police, KNX 1070’s Bill Cooper Reports

Police Lt. Jim Gavin says Blanca Martinez-Navarro, a program manager for the major’s gang reduction and youth development office, was booked Sunday for battery on a peace officer along with her husband Oscar Navarro.

Gavin says police received a call about a domestic disturbance at the downtown club the Conga Room. He says the husband attacked officers when they arrived, and Martinez-Navarro jumped on the back of one of the officers and began hitting him as they took her husband into custody.

She was released after posting $20,000 bail.

Villaraigosa Chief of Staff Jeff Carr tells the Los Angeles Times Martinez-Navarro was put on administrative leave, but had no further comment.

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