Lindsay Lohan is free, house arrest ends
Lindsay Lohan's house arrest ended early on Wednesday, June 29 as planned and the 24-year-old actress can now step outside of her home after she was confined to it for more than a month for violating her probation, OnTheRedCarpet.com has learned.
In April, a judge had sentenced Lohan to jail after she pleaded guilty to theft in a missing $2,500 necklace case. It was determined that the charge constituted a violation of the actress' probation regarding a 2007 drunk driving and cocaine possession case.
Lohan turned herself in at a Los Angeles-area jail on May 26 and was told she could serve her sentence at home and be monitored electronically. The actress also had her punishment reduced from 120 days to 35. Lohan's house arrest was lifted on Wednesday at 10:20 a.m. local time, according to a police report obtained by OnTheRedCarpet.com.
"Lindsay Lohan completed her sentence in home detention," Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Spokesperson Steve Whitmore said in statement. "At about 9:40 today the bracelet and equipment were removed from her residence, which took about 15 minutes to complete. She served 35 days in home detention."
Last week, Lohan was scolded by a judge for testing positive for alcohol during her under house arrest. However, she ruled Lohan did not violate her probation by doing so. She also told the actress she could not longer have parties at home while serving her sentence.
Now that Lohan is free, she must fulfill the other part of her punishment given over her theft case - community service. In addition to being given three more years of probation, the actress was also ordered to complete 480 community service hours at a women's shelter and in a morgue, undergo psychological counseling, attend a Shoplifters Alternative class and pay several fines.
She had begun her community service duties before she was put under house arrest and was ordered to resume her duties after her release. Her spokesperson said in a statement obtained by OnTheRedCarpet.com that Lohan said on Tuesday that she is eager to get back to fulfilling her community service obligations.
Lohan served time in jail with other inmates several times for stints that have lasted between 84 minutes and 14 days - a sentence reduced from 90 days, mostly due to overcrowding.
While under house arrest, Lindsay Lohan shot a commercial in her home for the penny auction website BEEZID.com. She also plans to continue her film career and is set to play Kim Gotti in the new film "Gotti: Three Generations," which stars John Travolta as mob boss John Gotti, Sr., her character's father-in-law.
UPDATE: After her release, Lindsay Lohan was seen stepping outside and heading into an SUV. She later Tweeted that she "had a great day" at the Los Angeles women's shelter, where she must complete part of her community service hours.