Lindsay Lohan posts bail less than an hour after being handcuffed
Actress Lindsay Lohan posted bail less than an hour after a judge revoked her probation.
Lohan was handcuffed and sent back to jail Wednesday -- but she was able to make her $100,000 bail and was released from custody. It was unclear whether she had left the LAX courthouse or was still inside.
Lohan earlier this year served 35 days under house detention at her home in Venice, in lieu of a 120-day jail sentence, because her misdemeanor shoplifting conviction was a nonviolent offense.
L.A. County Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner said Lohan deliberately "blew off" the 360 hours of community service that she had been ordered to complete at the Downtown Women's Center, missing nine appointments and logging just 21 hours.
"I thought she could be of value to downtown women's center but obviously not," Saunter said. "She has to do 56 of 60 days [of community service] with six months already gone."
"How many violations have there been?" Sautner said, noting numerous prior transgressions. "Probation is a gift not a right."
Lohan's attorney, Shawn Holley, said the actress "had to earn a living to support herself and her family" and her opportunities are in Europe.
— Richard Winton
Photo: Lindsay Lohan is taken into custody Wednesday after having her probation revoked. Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times