Lindsay Lohan ordered to submit to random drug testing in Los Angeles [Updated]
A Beverly Hills judge severely restricted actress Lindsay Lohan's activity Monday, ordering her to undergo random drug testing weekly in Los Angeles.
Although Lohan's attorney said the actress was shooting a movie in Texas and asked if the drug testing could be done there, Judge Marsha N. Revel denied the request.
"She is going to have to delay that for now," Revel said. "The drug testing is going to be here."
After consulting with her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, Lohan agreed to the conditions of probation, which in addition to the random drug testing, stipulated she must abstain from drinking alcohol, wear an alcohol-detection device and attend alcohol classes once a week.Revel reminded Lohan that "a missed test is the same as a dirty test."
Revel said the only acceptable excuse for missing an alcohol treatment program would be for drug testing. Lohan must attend all her alcohol classes as scheduled unless it interferes with a random drug test. Random drug tests take priority, Revel told the actress.
Lohan is next due in court July 6 for a probation hearing.
Revel issued an arrest warrant for Lohan on Thursday when she failed to appear in court for a status hearing on a DUI case. The warrant was lifted after Lohan's attorneys posted 10% of the actress' $100,000 bond.
Court spokesman Allan Parachini said the judge took time out of her vacation to conduct Monday's hearing.
[Updated at 9:31 a.m.: A previous version left out that Lohan must abstain from alcohol, under the judge's order. Also, Holley told the judge that Lohan missed her last alcohol treatment class because her uncle had died. Lohan did not attend the funeral, Holley said.]
-- Richard Winton in Beverly Hills
Photo: Lindsay Lohan arrives at the Beverly Hills courthouse for her Monday morning hearing. Credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times