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Lindsay's Lawyer Has Chitchat With Prosecutors

2/7/2011 6:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Shawn Chapman Holley just made her pitch to the L.A. County District Attorney's Office as to why Lindsay Lohan should not be prosecuted for allegedly stealing a necklace from an L.A. jewelry store ... sources tell TMZ.



We're told Holley met with prosecutors Danette Meyers and John Lynch.  As TMZ first reported, Lindsay will be charged with felony grand theft.

On her way into the meeting, Holley was coy.


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76.

Manimal    

Lohan WILL be charged.

1321 days ago
77.

dreamon    

mstori68, actually this is very common practice.

1321 days ago
78.

bagladey    

Things are looking serious as Shawn Holley is the most reserved that I've ever seen her. On another note: Is Shawn Holley whitening her skin?

1321 days ago
79.

themare    

This is a little spoiler I just have to share. See, Quentin already wrote a script for Machete Kills and showed it to big heads. They were all awed by the brilliance of it. So yeah, Machete will return with Lindsey in it!
I also learned that Jessica Alba will only have one minute dialog. So I guess that means that she'll be killed in the opening scene.

Posted at 12:52 PM on Feb 7, 2011 by learnmachine

Um, did he show it to "big heads" before or after Lindsay shoplifted?

1321 days ago
80.

haha    

But because Lohan would be considered a nonviolent offender, the D.A. would not dispatch police to take her into custody. Instead, Team Loan would would either negotiate a surrender or prosecutor's would just set an arraignment date for her to appear.-Nicole

That's some bullcrap. OJ killed two people and they asked him to turn himself in instead of going to his home to arrest him. Celebrity justice.

1321 days ago
81.

Manimal    

Nothing will be filed today?

Maybe Lindsay needs more time to get her FU nails done.

1321 days ago
82.

Wiley    

Where does the E! article even suggest that she won't be charged? Oh, I See. It's the part about her friends and family not thinking she's guilty? Strange, but others are reporting differently off the record. Why is her attorney speaking to the DA if nothing is happening?

1321 days ago
83.

anyjoe    

I guess we will just have to wait and see.

1321 days ago
84.

Marty    

Lickalotopus Lohan is getting a bit boring now, don't you think?
I have one problem with her.....she is going to kill someone because of HER stupidity. She should not be allowed to drive.
If it means putting her in prison to keep us all safe then so be it!

1321 days ago
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Lindsay's Coke Dealer    

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I wouldn't be so sure that charges will be filed
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"Absolutely nothing will be filed today," D.A. spokeswoman Jane Robison tells E! News.

Right now, longtime Lohan nemesis Danette Meyers (who prosecuted the actress's DUI case) is still going over the evidence presented last week by the LAPD.

If Meyers agrees with police that a felony charge is warranted then a criminal complaint will be filed. But because Lohan would be considered a nonviolent offender, the D.A. would not dispatch police to take her into custody. Instead, Team Loan would would either negotiate a surrender or prosecutor's would just set an arraignment date for her to appear.

Over the weekend, Lohan attorney Shawn Chapman Holley issued a statement saying, "We vehemently deny these allegations, and If charges are filed, we will fight them in court, not in the press."

Meanwhile, sources close to the Lohan family seem to be in denial about the seriousness of the alleged felony, which carries a maximum three-year state prison sentence.

"No one [in the family] really thinks she's going to get charged," said the family insider. "They believe she didn't steal the necklace. They think it's a non-case."

http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/b224688_family_in_denial_da_holds_off_on.html#ixzz1DJD2VH36


Posted at 12:57 PM on Feb 7, 2011 by Nicole

Well I see the delusions are running rampant today. Let's have a look at this:

"Absolutely nothing will be filed today," D.A. spokeswoman Jane Robison tells E! News.

They said nothing will be filed Today, not that it couldn't come in the days following.


"No one [in the family] really thinks she's going to get charged," said the family insider. "They believe she didn't steal the necklace. They think it's a non-case."

LOL Of course they think that! When have they ever thought Lindsay has done wrong. Dina is as delusional as Lindsay is!

1321 days ago
86.

Manimal    

TMZ is usually right about these things...I'm going to go with FILED CHARGES.

1321 days ago
87.

jwoolman    

Have to admit I would have loved to have a video of the exact time SCH first heard of the latest mess... The look on her face (not to mention words out of her mouth) would have been rather interesting!

I really feel sorry for the lawyer. Hope she's actually getting paid and this isn't turning into a pro bono affair. I think her job at this point is to just try to get the easiest sentence and also to arrange for surrender away from the paps' cameras. Lindsay obviously had possession of the necklace and just as obviously didn't pay for it and didn't borrow it. What in the world would she borrow it for, anyway? They only loan out jewelry for photo shoots and events that will bring them publicity. Why would someone borrow a $2500 necklace instead of something much pricier? What event did she wear it at? The only pictures we've seen are of her coming out of a store and trying to cover it up when the paps started taking pictures.

Their only hope would really be to persuade the store to drop the charges in return for a pile of money, then the DA is unlikely to continue despite the clear evidence of theft. But they've been trashing the store so much in the tabloids, that seems less likely than if they all had kept their mouths shut.

1321 days ago
88.

lou    

Meanwhile, sources close to the Lohan family seem to be in denial about the seriousness of the alleged felony, which carries a maximum three-year state prison sentence.

"No one [in the family] really thinks she's going to get charged," said the family insider. "They believe she didn't steal the necklace. They think it's a non-case."

http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/b224688_family_in_denial_da_holds_off_on.html#ixzz1DJD2VH36

Posted at 12:57 PM on Feb 7, 2011 by Nicole

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Either you only read the first sentence of the story or you really don't see the irony of what you just posted, do you, Nicole?

1321 days ago
89.

lou    

I am sorry to inform you but apparently Quentin has a hard on every time he sees her. See, she is going to have a huge role in Machete kills and Machete kills again. Quentin has a huge plan for her character. So no matter what she does, she is still going to be in next Machete movies.

Posted at 12:34 PM on Feb 7, 2011 by learnmachine


I guess she'll have to clear her schedule of all of those hearings, rehab stints and jail stays so she can make room for filming, eh?

1321 days ago
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Manimal    

@Lindsay's Coke Dealer

Delusional Dina LOL!! equals family insider!

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