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Lindsay Lohan's stolen purse found after 'wholesome' Hawaii party

December 12, 2011 | 11:30 am

Lindsay Lohan in Playboy

Lindsay Lohan has her purse, passport and probation papers back after the bag was stolen from a car parked outside a house party she was attending Saturday in Laie, Hawaii.

The $10,000 cash the actress had allegedly stashed in the $5,000 Chanel purse, however, went on a permanent Hawaiian vacation.

No matter: Lohan was so stoked to get her purse and papers back, she didn't ask questions of the person TMZ described as a "suspicious-looking local," who turned up with the bag in the wee hours and said he'd found it on the street. The theft had been reported to local police.

Lohan, whose trip to Hawaii with sister Ali had been approved by the probation department as a way to avoid publicity around the release of her Playboy photo spread, was completely freaking out before getting the purse back, according to TMZ -- freaking out that failure to return to the mainland in time for her Wednesday hearing might land her in jail.

Sound familiar? It should, minus some of the freaking out: Lilo's purse and passport went missing at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2010 while she was hitting a party sponsored by Belvedere vodka, making it impossible for her to get back in time for a court date. She was, at the time, allegedly promoting her now-nixed "Lovelace" portrayal of "Deep Throat" star Linda Lovelace, a role since taken over by Amanda Seyfried.

Of course, unless it's a person's sole photo ID, a passport hasn't been needed to return to the mainland from Hawaii for a while now. Cannes, however, was a different story -- that ID fiasco resulted in La Lohan missing a scheduled court date, setting off a chain of events that eventually found our heroine headed off to jail and rehab (unrelated to one rather childish manicure).

Lohan should in fact be eager to show up in Judge Stephanie Sautner's courtroom Wednesday. She's ahead of schedule to complete her community service, according to L.A. Now.

Sautner is the judge who in November decided Lindsay needed "structure" to succeed with her probation requirements, giving her community service and counseling goals to hit monthly in lieu of about a year and a half of jail time. Law enforcement sources told L.A. Now she's been quietly fulfilling her morgue duties, as the judge ordered.

Also, this time around Lohan apparently picked a smarter place to party, according to the Honolulu Advertiser, which noted that the town of Laie -- on the island of Oahu -- is predominantly Mormon.

"It was the most bizarre thing and it was bizarre on so many levels," said Laie resident Clark Cahoon, who was at the party.

"If you're looking for somewhere to go that doesn’t have drugs or alcohol, you won’t find anything more wholesome than a party at a Mormon home."


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Photo: Lindsay Lohan in an image from her Playboy pictorial, which hits newsstands Friday. Credit: Playboy