LOS ANGELES (AP) — A staffer in Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s has been placed on administrative leave after her arrest for allegedly attacking police officers at a Los Angeles nightclub.
Blanca Martinez-Navarro, a program manager for the mayor’s gang reduction and youth development office, was booked Sunday — along with her husband Oscar Navarro — for battery on a peace officer, police Lt. Jim Gavin says. She was later released on $20,000 bail.READ MORE: Three Takeaways From Dodgers 2021 Season, NLCS
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.READ MORE: 3 Shot In Downtown LA, 1 Dead
Villaraigosa Chief of Staff Jeff Carr tells the Los Angeles Times Martinez-Navarro was put on administrative leave, but had no further comment.MORE NEWS: Man Accidentally Discharges Gun, Wounds Neighbor
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