Michael Lohan denies Kate Major's allegations, says his lawyer is 'ready to drag her through the mud'
The charge, related to a dispute Monday between the two, was filed in New York by the Southampton Police Department. In the complaint, she said Lohan told her, "I'm going to go back to jail cause of you, cause I will kill you."
Lohan attorney Lisa Bloom said in a statement to TMZ that her client "100% denies each and every one of Kate Major’s allegations" and alleging that Major was drunk at the time of the fight. Sources on Major's side say she wasn't. Talking about Major to a video crew, Lohan said Bloom was "ready to drag her through the mud."
A person is guilty of harassment in the second degree, according to New York penal code, if he or she, "with intent to harass, annoy or alarm another person," "strikes, shoves, kicks or otherwise subjects such other person to physical contact, or attempts or threatens to do the same." It is a violation -- which means a conviction can bring no more than 15 days in jail.
The judge did issue a temporary restraining order against him, prohibiting him from communicating with Major, even through a third party. Bloom said Thursday that Lohan hadn't yet been served with a criminal complaint.
Lohan will be arraigned on Aug. 18 and must appear. With any luck, he won't have trouble getting a flight back from Cannes or wherever he might be at the time.
-- Christie D'Zurilla
Photo: Michael Lohan
leaves the Beverly Hills Courthouse on July 6, the day his daughter Lindsay's jail sentence was ordered. Credit: Michael Buckner / Getty Images.
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