Police launch investigation on Mel Gibson for domestic violence

And now, the cops get involved.

After days of headlining the news and internet blog sites, the police has finally caught the scent of Mel Gibson and has formally launched an investigation for domestic violence.

Gibson became under fire after his former lover Oksana Grigorieva had alleged that the actor assaulted her last January 6.

In a statement released at People.com, the Malibu/Lost Hills station detectives is “…currently gathering information regarding the allegations. Due to the investigation being preliminary in nature, no other information is available at this time.”

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department had also stated that Grigorieva was the one who contacted them. People had quoted the spokesperson: “We interviewed her on Monday. We were first contacted several days before that. When the investigation is completed, which could take up to a month, we will then turn the case over to the district attorney’s office for consideration, which is a routine procedure.”