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Lindsay Lohan formally charged with grand theft (Friends say she thought it was on loan)
Yahoo ^ | 2/9/11 | Dan Whitcomb - Reuters

Posted on 02/09/2011 11:41:46 AM PST by NormsRevenge

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Lindsay Lohan was charged on Wednesday with grand theft over a $2,500 necklace that was allegedly taken from a Los Angeles jewelry store.

Lohan was scheduled to appear in court later on Wednesday for an arraignment on the single felony count.

If convicted, the 24-year-old "Mean Girls" star could be sent to prison just as she struggles to end more than three years of court appearances, failed drug tests and brief spells in jail stemming from a 2007 drunk driving conviction.

Lohan's lawyer has said that the actress denies the allegations and will fight them in court.

Friends have said Lohan believed the necklace, which has been returned to police, was on loan.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; charged; chat; grandtheft; lindsaylohan
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I'll give her the benefit of the doubt.. I know I know.

I'm an old softy..

She just doesn't look like the old prison hag type.. but I could be wrong.

1 posted on 02/09/2011 11:41:47 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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Actress Lindsay Lohan sits courtside before the NBA basketball game between
the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles, California,
January 9, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson


2 posted on 02/09/2011 11:42:48 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

No offense but basing your decision on looks and feelings is you being a big wussy liberal.

Best thing that could happen to her is she does some serious time. Not everyone learns lessons an easy way. Some have to learn them a very hard way.


3 posted on 02/09/2011 11:44:05 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“She just doesn’t look like the old prison hag type..”

All prison hags start out as someone else. This is just the tip of the iceberg with Lohan.


4 posted on 02/09/2011 11:44:52 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: NormsRevenge
I'll go with the category "I'm dumber than a box of rocks defense" for $1,000 Alex.
5 posted on 02/09/2011 11:45:25 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: NormsRevenge

She’s an alcoholic and a drug addict, why wouldn’t she also be a clepto?

They’re saying there are at least 3 other instances where she ‘accidentally’ took some high dollar items in the past but they didn’t press charges.

I’m saying she’s a spoiled brat who portrays the worst of american society. She’s needs to finally be sent away for longer than a couple weeks.


6 posted on 02/09/2011 11:45:59 AM PST by brent13a (You're a Great American! NO you're a Great American! NO NO NO YOU'RE a Great American! Nooo.....WTF?)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I believe there was a misunderstandin....she is not so stupid as to get felony charges over a 2,500 necklace imho


7 posted on 02/09/2011 11:46:13 AM PST by advertising guy (Baskin Barry Robbins........3 scoops short of a gallon)
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To: NormsRevenge

This girl has a sense of entitlement that’s on steroids.


8 posted on 02/09/2011 11:46:21 AM PST by Spok ("What are you going to believe; me or your own eyes?" -Groucho Marx)
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To: NormsRevenge

Winona Ryder has time on her hands — she could play the part of the defense attorney.


9 posted on 02/09/2011 11:46:48 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (BO + MB = BOMB -- The One will make sure they get one.)
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All for a $2,500 necklace
TMZ.com

10 posted on 02/09/2011 11:47:31 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge
This is one spoiled, stupid b**ch.

She turns up to court to ask the judge for leniency towards her for violating her parole with the words "f**k you" painted on one of her fingernails.

She deserves all she gets.

11 posted on 02/09/2011 11:48:00 AM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I hope they don’t go easy on her and actually make an example of her so she does HARD TIME. Then maybe we won’t be hearing so much of these Hollywood celebrities getting off with a slap on the wrist and free publicity to further their career.


12 posted on 02/09/2011 11:48:24 AM PST by Blue Highway ("Judge me by the people with whom I surround myself" Barack Obama, Oct 15, 2008 Presidential debate)
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To: NormsRevenge

I hope they don’t go easy on her and actually make an example of her so she does HARD TIME. Then maybe we won’t be hearing so much of these Hollywood celebrities getting off with a slap on the wrist and free publicity to further their career.


13 posted on 02/09/2011 11:48:54 AM PST by Blue Highway ("Judge me by the people with whom I surround myself" Barack Obama, Oct 15, 2008 Presidential debate)
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To: NormsRevenge

It’s easy to make a simple mistake when you are terminally stoned outa yer ghord.


14 posted on 02/09/2011 11:49:28 AM PST by crosshairs (The word for actor in Greek is hypocrite (its true).)
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To: advertising guy
I believe there was a misunderstandin....she is not so stupid as to get felony charges over a 2,500 necklace imho

She is.

15 posted on 02/09/2011 11:49:40 AM PST by SeeSac
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To: NormsRevenge

Courtside is a good place for her.


16 posted on 02/09/2011 11:49:49 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: NormsRevenge

That’s the $2500 necklace in question? Wow, unless that a piece of Elvis’ tooth stuck in there I’d give you a buck-fifty for it.

But what do I know...


17 posted on 02/09/2011 11:50:57 AM PST by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

No offense taken, lol. I have a soft spot in muh heart for lost causes and needy females.

She’s looking at 3 years in state prison.. at least she has lots of friends that will visit her, and if not, she can always find some pen pals.


18 posted on 02/09/2011 11:51:05 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

This is nothing more than a DA looking for personal publicity.


19 posted on 02/09/2011 11:51:23 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: advertising guy

If when Lohan says ‘borrowed it’ she actually means that she just took it, expecting the jewelry store owner to NOT call the police....assuming the owner would just call her to have it returned.....THEN I’ll believe Lohan’s story.

I’m still saying she’s a clepto, she’s a drug-addled mental case why wouldn’t she also be a clepto?


20 posted on 02/09/2011 11:53:00 AM PST by brent13a (You're a Great American! NO you're a Great American! NO NO NO YOU'RE a Great American! Nooo.....WTF?)
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To: NormsRevenge
If that is the necklace she stole, I blame Obummer for her trouble. This could have been a Misdemeanor charge if gold prices were not skyrocketing. If Lindsay would have stolen this during the Bush years, she could have gotten off with a stern warning. Damn Obama!


21 posted on 02/09/2011 11:57:12 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Spok

That’s exactly what I thought. She seems to think her so called stardom entitles her to whatever she wants.
I imagine there would be paperwork involved with a loan of this nature. If she didn’t do the paperwork then she stole it.


22 posted on 02/09/2011 11:57:35 AM PST by texaschick
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To: Secret Agent Man

I don’t think many of us are unaware of Lindsey’s recent record. Hearing her attorney describe her situation in sympathetic terms is hilarious.

NormsRevenge is a good person.

Frankly, I was considering making a similar comment based on her looks, although I would have gone the other way. She’s definitely a hag to me.

These people that have so much going for them, get very little sympathy from me.

My only comment on her, is that I wish she would clean up her act, for her own sake. And of course for the sake of the people who actually give a damn about her also.


23 posted on 02/09/2011 12:01:19 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail the Kenyan Prince Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: NormsRevenge
at least she has lots of friends that will visit her, and if not, she can always find some pen pals.

I'm afraid she will find that those "friends" will have no time or use for her if she's locked up. Sad... but we all get a reality check at some point in our lives. Hopefully this is hers.

24 posted on 02/09/2011 12:01:25 PM PST by LaineyDee (Don't mess with Texas wimmen!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Get real. If it was on loan, she would have had to sign an agreement form that included terms and conditions.


25 posted on 02/09/2011 12:01:41 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Agreed. Lohan is mentally unstable and in addition, the years of being enabled because she was a bankable star helped her cultivate the worst of her bad attributes.

She'll be fortunate to make it to thirty.

26 posted on 02/09/2011 12:02:14 PM PST by Richard Kimball
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To: Churchillspirit

Wasn’t that a riot. Yep, this is one clueless individual.


27 posted on 02/09/2011 12:03:18 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail the Kenyan Prince Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Her lawyer made her the ‘fall white gal’.


28 posted on 02/09/2011 12:06:24 PM PST by Freddd
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To: randog

You know you are the first person I’ve heard (other than myself) that thinks that “one of a kind” necklace is a piece of crap...certainly not worth $2500. Because it is a “one of a kind” necklace and she was spotted and pictured wearing it after it went missing, she is, thus, a thief. I notice TMZ has a story today with picture on the $12,000 fur coat she lifted (mistakenly, right?) from a party goer some time back that was “settled amicably”, and a necklace worth $200,000 that went missing from her photo shoot that I don’t think ever showed up. This girl needs some stern discipline, and kept off drugs for a year or so...I would recommend incarceration...and not in some fancy rehab...jail, if I were the Judge. Might save her life.


29 posted on 02/09/2011 12:11:25 PM PST by kiltie65
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To: NormsRevenge

I’m really hoping she gets off lightly, it would be a shock to the popculture economy (TMZ, Perez, et al) if they didn’t have this trainwreck to write about all the time. Probably throw us back into recession and we’d all have to go steal our $2500 necklaces and stuff...


30 posted on 02/09/2011 12:12:24 PM PST by bigbob
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To: NormsRevenge

She should be put in protective custody-at Charlie Sheen’s
house!


31 posted on 02/09/2011 12:17:01 PM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: NormsRevenge
Lesbian

Dope Fiend

Haggard

Alcoholic

32 posted on 02/09/2011 12:20:53 PM PST by atc23
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To: NormsRevenge
Someone should help her while she's still breathing and before she runs out of options.

I hate watching these very public, slow motion, celebrity suicides and the way she's going, it's not if, but when.

33 posted on 02/09/2011 12:21:19 PM PST by GBA (Not on our watch!)
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To: LottieDah

Take off her makeup, give her a prison hairdo, and feed her prison food for 3+ years and she will fit right in.


34 posted on 02/09/2011 12:22:04 PM PST by Dem Guard (Obama's 57 States = The Organization of The Islamic Conference (OIC).)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I think the store owner that is making the complaint should be jailed. There is nothing even remotely $2500 about this necklace.


35 posted on 02/09/2011 12:24:03 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: Blue Highway

I wish they would just lower the hammer and quit screwing around with this skank.


36 posted on 02/09/2011 12:24:10 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: GBA

I hope they have a good prison ministry in the jail for her.


37 posted on 02/09/2011 12:25:14 PM PST by stars & stripes forever ( Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hell, She should have stolen it in 1849 when it would be worth about $32.00


38 posted on 02/09/2011 12:29:56 PM PST by Renegade
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To: NormsRevenge
When Lohan was told she was to be “formally charged”, she replied, “Should I wear an evening gown with a nice expensive necklace?”
39 posted on 02/09/2011 12:31:53 PM PST by Know et al
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To: Dem Guard

Lohan isn’t particularly attractive and has no discernable talent. She was cute when she was little but cocaine and booze really did a number on her.


40 posted on 02/09/2011 12:32:14 PM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: NormsRevenge

IMHO, drug addicts are often confused. I would not be surprised if she thought this was true, but it was a fantasy.

OTOH, I saw her walk away from an accident where she hit and damaged someone’s car. Like Obama, if it’s not important to her, it’s just maybe not that important.


41 posted on 02/09/2011 12:36:36 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Even at today’s prices, I doubt that there’s more than $80 worth of gold in that thing.


42 posted on 02/09/2011 12:37:57 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: Renegade

Is the charge based on what it was WORTH, or what price they decided to try to sell it for?

A car on a car lot may be for sale at $2,500.00, but it may only be worth $800.00.

I smell a frame job.


43 posted on 02/09/2011 12:38:09 PM PST by Lower55
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To: NormsRevenge

Just know I wasn’t trying to rip you personally, I know your posts and know you’re not a liberal. This just made you sound like one.

I don’t like anyone making decisions based on looks. Lots of horrid beautiful people out there and lots of nice unattractive people out there too. And in general women benefit from this way more than guys do and when it comes to matters of law it’s totally wrong. I don’t care about bars offering a ladies night, I do care about a judicial system that is biased because of looks or gender.


44 posted on 02/09/2011 12:41:39 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Wow. Not the face of a 24 year old. If the caption under the pic read that she was 39, I would not think twice.


45 posted on 02/09/2011 12:42:24 PM PST by dmz
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To: crosshairs

It’s easy to make a simple mistake when you are terminally stoned outa yer ghord.

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I have known a few people over the years that the 2nd thing they do after waking up is to smoke pot, and to keep it up all day.

None of them are anywhere near Lindsay is. It’s not the drugs. It is her psyche that is broken.


46 posted on 02/09/2011 12:44:35 PM PST by dmz
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To: NormsRevenge

You think that’s a stash in the pouch hanging off her neck?


47 posted on 02/09/2011 12:47:15 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Even at today’s prices, I doubt that there’s more than $80 worth of gold in that thing.

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Too funny. When you take your car to the shop, and they install a 45 dollar part and charge you 379 dollars for labor, you pay it, don’t you? Why? Maybe because you understand the time and level of expertise that went into the repair?


48 posted on 02/09/2011 12:53:31 PM PST by dmz
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To: NormsRevenge

From the news stories, I’d say the DA has a significant uphill battle to prove intent. With a photo of her wearing it, all she’s likely to get is a receiving stolen property charge - if that.

She’s got plenty of time to screw up - this one’s probably not worth it.

Colonel, USAFR


49 posted on 02/09/2011 12:54:02 PM PST by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: NormsRevenge

>> She just doesn’t look like the old prison hag type

Not yet anyway, but with some practice I’m sure she could “grow into the part”. She’s an ACTRESS, you know!


50 posted on 02/09/2011 12:55:34 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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