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Judge May Order Lohan Back to Slammer Today

Prosecutors want her behind bars for blowing off community service
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 19, 2011 1:20 AM CDT
Updated Oct 19, 2011 2:32 AM CDT
Judge May Send Lohan Back to Slammer Today
Lindsay Lohan arrives with her attorney for a case review conference in Los Angeles, in July.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

(Newser) – Prosecutors are out to put Lindsay Lohan back behind bars after she blew off her community service. Lohan has never shown up at an LA coroner's office, where she was supposed to work 120 hours, and rarely appeared at a women's shelter, where she was required to put in 360 hours. The time was mandated as part of Lohan's probation on a drunken driving and theft charge. "She was terminated from the women's center program for failing to show up. This was one of the terms of her probation. So we will seek jail time for her," a spokesman for the city attorney told the Los Angeles Times.

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As of last week, she has worked only 12 of the mandated 480 hours, according to a spokeswoman. Lohan arranged to switch her shelter service to the Red Cross and she performed community service there "pretty much every day last week," her publicist explained to the New York Daily News. Lohan tweeted just days ago: "I am working hard and fulfilling my obligations every single day, to the court as well as myself. If I travel, it's for work and it's been approved. I'd appreciate it if people will just let me do what is asked of me, so that I can get my life back." Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner today reviews Lohan's probation progress. (Read more Lindsay Lohan stories.)

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