SANTA ANA (CBS) — A female suspect suffered minor dog bites after police used a K-9 during a standoff at a Department of Motor Vehicles office in Costa Mesa.
KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz reports the incident was reportedly fueled by a celebrity obsession.READ MORE: One Crew Member Killed, Second Wounded After Alec Baldwin Discharges Prop Gun On Movie Set In New Mexico
Costa Mesa police sergeant Patrick Wessel says 49-year-old Tamera Grant of Irvine refused to surrender after she backed her car into the DMV office on 19th Street near Pomona Avenue.
The woman was reportedly holed up inside the DMV office for a couple hours before she emerged and was taken into custody.READ MORE: Robert Durst Charged With Murder In Former Wife’s Disappearance
“She had some fixation with a known celebrity and went to the DMV to try to change the names on the driver’s license to her name,” Wessel said.
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