Long Beach Councilwoman's Ex-Chief of Staff Arrested After Weekend Incident; LBPD Investigation Ongoing

Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce was briefly detained by authorities and her former chief of staff Devin Cotter was subsequently arrested after a series of incidents over the weekend that began with a request from the California Highway Patrol to the Long Beach Police Department to assist in an investigation into a possible domestic violence and driving under the influence stop on the 710 Freeway.