Lindsay Lohan jailed for violating probation
April 22nd, 2011
07:40 PM ET

Lindsay Lohan jailed for violating probation

[7:30 p.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. PT] Lindsay Lohan was ordered Friday to serve 120 days in jail for violating her probation by getting arrested on allegations of stealing a necklace from a store.

Lohan was immediately taken into custody.

Her lawyer immediately filed a notice of appeal, which allowed her to post bond since the case involves a misdemeanor violation.

The judge set her bond at $75,000, which she was expected to post Friday evening.

The same judge earlier reduced her felony theft charge to a misdemeanor.

[5:30 p.m. ET, 2:30 p.m. PT] The judge has ruled that the necklace theft case against Lindsay Lohan will go forward to trial, but with the felony charge reduced to a misdemeanor.

"I'm going to give her an opportunity," Judge Stephanie Sautner said.

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  1. PLT

    Who gives a fck about Lindsay Lohan?

    April 23, 2011 at 7:53 am | Report abuse |
  2. Steve Jackson

    What don't you people understand lohan has money her farther has money she is above the law No one from low class would get this treatment they would of been in jail long time ago This judge sautner says he will give her an opportunity how many opportunity does she get the judge should just stop all this show and drop all charges now that is what he will do at end stop making tax money pay for this horse and pony show

    April 23, 2011 at 8:12 am | Report abuse |
    • Tim

      Not really. This is pretty standard. The only difference is that if she has money to post bond then she can get out. An indigent person would likely have to stay just because they can't post bond not because they are getting worse treatment. For the average joe the bond would probably be much less and they would likely have the money to get out. I'm actually glad she is getting such equal treatment.

      April 23, 2011 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
    • Jessie

      Tim....the focus here is not that Lindsay was able to post bond but that the judge reduced here crime from felony larceny to misdemeanor theft. In my state, steal anything valued above $500 is labeled felony larceny. Lindsay stole a $2500 necklace which certainly is not a misdemeanor.

      April 23, 2011 at 6:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jessie

      Tim....the focus here is not that Lindsay was able to post bond but that the judge reduced her crime from felony larceny to misdemeanor theft. In my state, steal anything valued above $500 is labeled felony larceny. Lindsay stole a $2500 necklace which certainly is not a misdemeanor no matter which state you live in.

      April 23, 2011 at 6:22 pm | Report abuse |
  3. julea

    RATTLE RATTLE THUNDER BOOM.her and charlie sheen should hook up.and drive each other nutts and leave the rest of the world out of it.im sure were all sick of what there doin.make em work at pantrys and homeless shelters..

    April 23, 2011 at 8:27 am | Report abuse |
  4. Cesar

    Jazzzzzzzzzzzz THE Azzzzzzzzzzzzz. Hhahaaahahaaha

    April 23, 2011 at 9:13 am | Report abuse |
  5. Joey

    If stars like Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan had to work at pantries and shelters (julea 8:27 AM) there would be no food in free pantries.
    Stars, however they behave, don't just live well themselves: their fame creates jobs for many other humans, and those jobs are not "created" by taxing "the rich."
    Society could take away all money earned by the productive and successful, but all the money would soon be depleted.
    Then those who write sentences like "her and Sheen should" or "her and Charlie Sheen should" would go to a pantry and Sheen and Lohan might be working there, but there wouldn't be any free food to
    hand out to those who can't get no job cause then didn never learn no english but they still be smart just can't get no job cause government aint create no job for them.

    April 23, 2011 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
    • APatriot1

      rhymes with trick...

      April 23, 2011 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Cesar

    Joey, after reading your above post twice, I don't know if I should kiss you or slap you. What is your point? And there is no Julea 8:27.

    April 23, 2011 at 10:03 am | Report abuse |
  7. Lit Gant

    This girl really needs God. She is so messed up. Such a beautiful example of a culture that is demon possessed. They handlers want to use her beauty and her body for their profits. And she, wanting all the glamour and the life style they offer her, is willing to destroy herself and think it is all fun and games. I have great pity for this girl. She needs time out. She needs to be back in the play pen. She needs a real mother and father. She needs parenting and tough love. She needs God. If none of this happens look someday unexpectedly to read of her untimely death. She is on her way to the undertaker. Only she can stop this journey of hell. You can only laugh and act out so long missie. Get control of yourself and stop all this stupidity. You may get lauighs but these people even laugh at blind people and crippled children. I pray for you now: God please help this girl, Amen.

    April 23, 2011 at 10:12 am | Report abuse |
  8. Joey

    @ Cesar:
    julea 8:27 am ET.
    All references are not Biblical.
    And regarding your reaction to my post, oh, please, I'd enjoy it more if you slapped me.
    Thank you.

    April 23, 2011 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  9. Joey

    Just thinking...guys seldom "slap" other guys. I always punch.
    Maybe he meant "slap" me with a lawsuit. I've heard that expression.

    April 23, 2011 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
  10. Kenneth Howell

    How can Lindsay Lohan be guilty, of a probation violation when she has not even been proven guilty, of the theft of the necklace?

    April 23, 2011 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
    • Tim

      There is a lower threshold for probation revocation. Typically to get your probation revoked the prosecution just has to prove a probation violation by a preponderance of the evidence (more likely than not). Since one of her (standard) probation guidelines is "You cannot get arrested" then they definitely proved the violation because she was in fact arrested. Now, when she goes to court for the actual theft then they will have to prove it beyond a reasonable doubt. Long explanation short, she was on probation at the time and when you agree to probation, you agree to a shorter leash.

      April 23, 2011 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
  11. kim

    Crackhead antics srprisely I rather hear just about anything then to constantly have to change the channel because of the overload of coverage on that dum ass royal pain in the ass wedding. Why is AMÉRICA shoving our former slave owners down our throats I DONT CARE ABOUT THAT WEDDING its a insult to the citizens if you ask me after what they did in the gulf. The media is just ridiculas. As for linsdey she working herself into debt with all those legal cost she better wise up because in jail is not helping her get parts! Crackhead antics!!!!!

    April 23, 2011 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Dingo

    Free Lindsay!!!!!!!!!!

    April 23, 2011 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  13. yadumonde

    Yawn... This is getting old.

    April 23, 2011 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
  14. hal

    how much is this miscreant costing we taxpayers-probably,in the millions.Assess her for our cost .I do not want to be screwed for a penny more! if someone could add the costs it could blow your mind.

    April 23, 2011 at 6:47 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Badpon

    whatever happened to toxic shock syndrome? this would be a great time for a comeback.

    April 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm | Report abuse |
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