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Lindsay Lohan arrest warrant dropped after $100,000 bond paid

By Alan Duke, CNN
A judge ruled there was "probable cause to believe (Lindsay Lohan) is in violation of probation" from a drunk driving conviction.
A judge ruled there was "probable cause to believe (Lindsay Lohan) is in violation of probation" from a drunk driving conviction.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • A Los Angeles judge earlier revoked actress Lindsay Lohan's probation
  • Lohan's lawyer must appear in court Monday; it's not certain if Lohan will appear
  • Lawyer says Lohan lost her passport and was unable to fly to the U.S. for the hearing

Lindsay Lohan posts bail and avoids jail for now, but what happens next? Get the latest details on "Showbiz Tonight" 5 p.m. ET on HLN.

Los Angeles, California (CNN) -- An arrest warrant for Lindsay Lohan issued Thursday morning was withdrawn after a representative for the actress-singer posted her $100,000 bond, a Los Angeles Sheriff's spokesman said.

Lohan's lawyer must appear in court Monday morning when a judge will set the date for her probation revocation hearing, Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitemore said.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel revoked Lohan's probation and issued a bench warrant for her arrest after she failed to appear at a hearing on Thursday.

Lohan missed the hearing because her passport was lost while in France, attorney Shawn Chapman Holley said.

It was not immediately clear if Lohan is required to attend Monday's hearing at the Beverly Hills, California, courthouse, Whitemore said.

Holley said Lohan was issued a temporary passport by the U.S. Embassy in Paris, France, on Thursday and will fly back to the United States as soon as possible.

Revel ruled there was "probable cause to believe (Lohan) is in violation of probation" from a 2007 drunk driving conviction.

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Lohan's father, who has had a well-publicized fight with his daughter, attended the hearing but was not allowed to speak. Michael Lohan sent the judge a letter asking that his daughter be ordered to enter a drug rehabilitation program instead of jail.

Lohan cannot drink alcohol until a full hearing on her probation revocation, Revel said. Lohan will be fitted with a bracelet to detect if she has been drinking, the judge said.

Random drug testing also will be performed on the actress, because of previous evidence she was under the influence of cocaine, Revel said.

"I warned her before," the judge said. "She knew it was very serious."

After the hearing, Holley suggested the judge was being tougher on Lohan because of her celebrity.

"She's got an excellent progress report from the alcohol program," the attorney said. "She's done 10 of the 13 classes that she was ordered to do, so you might say that's not a stellar performance but the fact is it's along the lines of most people in the alcohol program."

The judge told Lohan last fall that although she wanted Lohan to have her career, the actress could not "thumb your nose" at the court.

Lohan traveled to France this week to promote her newest movie role as the 1970s porn star Linda Lovelace.

She had planned to return from Paris on Tuesday.

Holley said Lohan's passport may have been stolen, and "they think they know who stole it."

The prosecutor said Lohan should be asked to show documents to prove she had booked a return flight earlier in the week.

The purpose of Thursday's hearing was to determine if Lohan has been attending weekly alcohol counseling sessions ordered by Revel.

The judge said Lohan must attend one class a week, unless she is given court permission to adjust the schedule for her work. Lohan never asked for permission, Revel said.

Lohan was arrested twice in 2007 on charges of driving under the influence and in the second incident also was charged with cocaine possession.

The first arrest came after Lohan lost control of her Mercedes-Benz convertible and struck a curb in Beverly Hills.

Two weeks after checking out of a Malibu drug and alcohol rehab facility, she was arrested again in July 2007 after a woman called Santa Monica police, saying Lohan was trying to run her down with a car.

Lohan was sentenced to three years of probation after she entered guilty and no-contest pleas to the charges.

Lohan's acting career, which started at age 10 on a soap opera, took off on the big screen a year later when she played identical twins in Disney's "The Parent Trap."

Since then, she has starred in at least a dozen movies, including "Georgia Rule" with Jane Fonda in 2007.

Her pop music career, boosted by her movie roles, has faded recently. Her last album was released in 2005.

 
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