Heather Locklear arrest: Richie Sambora and daughter Ava jet to Hawaii days after incident

Days after witnessing Heather Locklear be apprehended and arrested, her daughter, Ava Sambora, is reportedly trying to clear her head.

Ava headed to Hawaii on Wednesday with dad Richie Sambora, who was married to Heather for more than a decade before they split in 2006. The trip was already on their agenda but "couldn't have come soon enough," an insider told TMZ.

"Quick trip to paradise," Ava, 20, captioned a photo at a Hawaii resort.

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Quick trip to paradise
Always giggling and always moving my hands awkwardly
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Can I go back now?
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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! But a very special post for my girl who is currently abroad. I am so thankful for you Tara and miss you so much. Come home and eat pumpkin pie with me ASAP please!!! I love you more than turkey
See you tomorrow Hawaii 🌊
In honor of Halloween being tomorrow 😈👻
CATCH me turning 20
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Best formal date I could ever ask for
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College student Ava was present when Heather and her boyfriend became engaged in a physical dispute Sunday night. When police arrived, she became combative as they arrested her on a felony domestic violence charge.

Ava reportedly spends more time with Richie than her mother, and he's concerned about the impact Heather's arrest -- and longtime troubles -- could have on their daughter.

Richie himself has struggled with substance abuse as well, completing several stints in rehab over the years. He has admitted to alcoholism and addiction to painkillers. When he was arrested for drunk driving in 2008, a then ten-year-old Ava was also in the car.

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Portrait of American actress Heather Locklear dressed in jeans and a cropped sports jersey, late 1970s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
DYANSTY - 'Reconciliation' - Airdate December 2, 1981. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) HEATHER LOCKLEAR
DYNASTY - 'The Miscarriage' - Airdate December 16, 1981. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) HEATHER LOCKLEAR
DYNASTY - Gallery October 1981. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) HEATHER LOCKLEAR
T.J. HOOKER - Heather Locklear Gallery - Shoot Date: June 18, 1982. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) HEATHER LOCKLEAR
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 2: Actress Heather Locklear poses for a Fashion/portrait Session on February 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 15: DYNASTY - Cast gallery - Season Two - 10/15/81, John Forsythe (Blake) and the 'Dynasty' women, from left: Linda Evans (Krystle), Pamela Bellwood (Claudia), Heather Locklear (Sammy Jo), Pamela Sue Martin (Fallon) and Joan Collins (Alexis). , (Photo by Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 2: Actress Heather Locklear poses for a Fashion/portrait Session on February 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 2: Actress Heather Locklear poses for a Fashion/portrait Session on February 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 2: Actress Heather Locklear poses for a Fashion/portrait Session on February 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 2: Actress Heather Locklear poses for a Fashion/portrait Session on February 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
Heather Locklear and Tom Cruise at the Su Ling Restaurant in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Heather Locklear & Scott Baio (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Heather Locklear and Guest during Raquetball Illustrated 'Player of the Year' Gala at Don the Beachcomber in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
T.J. HOOKER - Gallery - Shoot Date: June 18, 1982. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) HEATHER LOCKLEAR
T.J. HOOKER - Cast Gallery - Shoot Date: June 28, 1982. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ADRIAN ZMED;WILLIAM SHATNER;RICHARD HERD;HEATHER LOCKLEAR
'Battle of the Network Stars' - 10/1/82 on the ABC Television Network competition 'Battle of the Network Stars'. (Photo by ABC via Getty Images) talent: HEATHER LOCKLEAR photographer: ABC credit: ABC source: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. cap writer: JD
Heather Locklear during Party Celebrating 200th Episode of 'Melrose Place' at Garden of Eden in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Heather Locklear (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Actress Heather Locklear who appeared in Dynasty 1986. Later in TJ Hooker, Melrose Place, and Spin City.
Lead actors of the television show Melrose Place. From (L-R): Laura Leighton, Heather Locklear and Andrew Shue. (Photo by Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images)
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