Lindsay Lohan Trespasser CONVICTED Banned from Contacting Actress

1/4/2012 4:15 PM PST
The man who refused to leave Lindsay Lohan's doorstep on New Year's Day has been convicted of trespassing ... and a judge has ordered him to stay the hell away from the actress for two years ... TMZ has learned.

TMZ broke the story ... cops arrested Lonnie Short (above) on Jan. 1st after the guy showed up to Lindsay's Venice Beach pad and demanded to speak to the actress.

According to the L.A. City Attorney, Short pled no contest to one misdemeanor count of trespassing today ... and was sentenced to 24 months probation and 8 days time served in county jail.

Short was also hit with a restraining order -- prohibiting him from contacting Lohan or going within 100 yards of the actress or her home until 2014.