By Kate Ward
Updated July 15, 2010 at 08:26 PM EDT

Detectives headquartered in L.A. have received and will investigate the purported recordings of Mel Gibson threatening his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva. The Associated Press reports a spokesman in the Sheriff’s office had received the CDs during a closed hearing. Officials, however, will not say whether or not the domestic abuse investigation centered on the actor has expanded. RadarOnline has released five recordings allegedly featuring Gibson.

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