Lohan Posts Bail, Leaves Jail

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com September 24 2010 1:10 PM ET

Lindsay Lohan posted $300, 000 bail and left the Lynwood Correctional Facility late Friday night, reports Los Angeles Times.

Lohan was taken to the correctional facility Friday morning, but Lohan's attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, challenged the legality of holding the actress without bail based on a probation violation for a misdemeanor. "The case law is clear," Chapman Holley said after the court hearing. "She is entitled to bail."

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Patricia M. Schnegg agreed that a misdemeanor defendant is entitled to bail under California law and signed the order granting a writ of habeas corpus.

$300,000 bail was posted for Lohan, who was processed out of the Century Regional Detention Facility about 11:40 p.m. Friday. The troubled starlet will again wear a SCRAM alcohol and drug monitoring device and stay away from businesses where alcohol and drugs are consumed.





Lindsay Lohan is in police custody again this morning after a judge denied bail for the troubled starlet, reports website TMZ. Despite speculation that Lohan could post bail pending a full probation violation hearing next month, Los Angeles superior court judge Elden Fox did not hear arguments from Lohan's attorney before making his ruling. Lohan was in court for failing at least one court-ordered drug test as terms of her parole.

Lohan was immediately handcuffed and taken into custody. She was put in an unmarked squad car and covered by a blanket, and she is being transferred to the Lynwood Correctional Facility in Southern California, where she spent 13 days of a 90-day sentence earlier this year.