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Kim Richards, Real Housewife of Beverly Hills, Arrested at Beverly Hills Hotel for Public Intoxication and Battery on Police Officer

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – Kim Richards, one of the “Real Housewives of
Beverly Hills,” was arrested this morning at the Beverly Hills Hotel on
suspicion of public intoxication and other offenses, police said.
   Richards, 50, was taken into custody about 2 a.m. She was issued a
citation for public intoxication, trespassing, resisting an officer and battery
on a police officer, and was released about 10:35 a.m., said Beverly Hills
police Lt. Lincoln Hoshino.
   Officers were sent to the hotel about 1:30 a.m. on a report of a
possible fight at the Polo Lounge.
   “Hotel security was reporting an intoxicated female, later determined
to be television personality Kim Richards, causing a disturbance at a hotel
restaurant,” Hoshino said.
   “Hotel security made multiple requests for Ms. Richards to leave the
property,” he said. “While being escorted off the property, Richards
requested to use the restroom, then refused to leave.”
   He said hotel security “made a private persons arrest, at which time
Beverly Hills Police Department officers entered the restroom and took Ms.
Richards into custody at 2:04 a.m.”
   “Ms. Richards was displaying symptoms of alcohol intoxication,
including slurred speech and belligerent insolent behavior, (and) cursing at
the officers, and (she) passively resisted arrest,” Hoshino said.
   She was then taken to the Beverly Hills police station, he said.
   “After being transported to the station for booking, Richards kicked
one of the officers in the leg,” Hoshino said. “However, the officer was not