Lindsay Lohan will not be prosecuted in theft case
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said on Tuesday, August 28 that it will not prosecute Lindsay Lohan in a theft case involving $100,000 in stolen items from a Hollywood Hills Home.
The Los Angeles District Attorney rejected the case because they "do not have sufficient evidence to prove this case beyond a reasonable doubt." In addition, the victims in the case did not wish to pursue the prosecution of the matter.
Lohan, as well as her assistant Gavin Doyle, and Andrew Nicholas Payan were named as suspects in the case involving the theft at the home of Sam Magid. The alleged theft occurred on August 18 and Magid reported $100,000 missing in cash, sunglasses and other stolen property to police, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The Los Angeles District Attorney notes that Lohan and Magid have had "a longstanding relationship" and that the potential eyewitnesses refused to become involved.
In addition, "One of the suspects makes a vague admission that he and the others were there, and that 'someone' took something," but refused to give specifics and none of the suspects were found with any of the alleged stolen property.
"All of this negative press is BS," Lohan Tweeted on August 22. "Whenever I'm doing great, people fabricate lies. It's such a shame. I'm just sayin' xo."
Lohan has had a few legal woes over the past few years. In March, a judge ruled that Lohan has fulfilled all her probation requirements stemming from her 2007 DUI case, which had stalled her acting career.
She has served five stints in jail. In addition to her time at the coroner's office, she had to also complete community service hours at a women's shelter, undergo psychological counseling and pay a slew of legal fees as part of a sentence handed down for a misdemeanor theft charge involving a missing necklace, which had in itself constituted a violation of her probation.
Lohan is working on her return to acting and recently wrapped shoots for a Lifetime movie based on Elizabeth Taylor's life in which she stars as Taylor and an indie film called "The Canyons," based on a script by "American Psycho" author Bret Easton Ellis.
Reports surfaced last week that she is close to signing a deal to appear in "Scary Movie 5" with Charlie Sheen.