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Lindsay Lohan

NY 'Lockdown Rehab' Sentence

NO SUCH THING!

3/21/2013 10:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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We have made a slew of calls after posting this story.  Everyone we spoke with says ... there is only 1 rehab facility in New York that is truly lockdown, where patients cannot get out and guards keep them in -- Willard Drug Treatment Campus, operated by NY's Dept. of Correctional Services in collaboration with the Division of Parole.  In order to qualify for admission, the patient MUST have a prior felony.  Lindsay has never been convicted of a felony, so she doesn't qualify -- and this is according to Linda Foglia, the spokesperson for the NY State Dept. of Correctional Services.  Short story .... contrary to what Mark Heller told prosecutors, Lindsay cannot do lockdown rehab in New York.

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Now we know why Lindsay Lohan was so nonchalant when she was sentenced to 90 days in a "lockdown" rehab facility -- It doesn't exist in New York ... and it's possible Lindsay could now go to JAIL as a result.

We've done some digging, contacting numerous rehab facilities in NY, and we're getting the same story from EVERYONE -- rehab facilities do NOT force patients to stay.  In fact, an official from the New York State agency that regulates rehab facilities tells us lockdown rehab does not exist in NY.

None of the facilities have guards that block access out.

As for Lindsay ... she has a history of leaving rehab, even if the program requires her to stay inside.  Two cases in point -- sources say Lindsay frequently snuck out of Cirque Lodge in Utah.  And, of course, there's Betty Ford, where Lindsay allegedly got into a physical fight with an attendant who was about to blow the whistle on her for sneaking out.

Law enforcement sources connected with Lindsay's lying-to-cops case tell TMZ ... prosecutors offered the plea deal based on the representation of Lindsay's lawyer, Mark Heller, that New York had lockdown rehab facilities.

After we placed calls today ... we're told prosecutors are now checking to see if Heller's representation was false.  One well-placed source said this:  "The sentence was actually 90 days in custody, and lockdown rehab would satisfy that.  If there's no such thing, then she'll go to jail for 90 days."

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91.

Its Nikki Bitches    

LMFAO!!! I LOVE POLLS

Can LiLo get and stay clean?


Yes, she's totally learned her lesson by now!
22.2%

No, she's in denial, spineless, weak and surrounded by enablers!
77.8%

Total Votes: 14277

581 days ago
92.

HannahF    

The prosecutors AND the judge must be satisfied that the choice of rehab meets the criteria set forth in the plea agreement. It is also my recollection that the rehab location is not limited to CA or NY.


We don't know all the terms specified in the agreement but consider this--she has to have the rehab situation finalized by 5/2. If not her VOP punishment of 180 days potentially could be enforced--not likely but possible. I don't think it has t

581 days ago
93.

NoBrains,NoHeadaches.    

She should go to celebrity Rehab to she can get out, OD and die like the rest of them

581 days ago
94.

magmax    

It’s time to track down Nicole and Mofo_JJ and have them forcibly sterilized, just in case they accidentally meet and then mate on someone’s front lawn.
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It is important to protect the future of the human race by cleaning up the gene pool, especially the often overlooked shallow end.

581 days ago
95.

C-MAN    

"she was sentenced to 90 days in a "lockdown" rehab facility --"
Why wasn't she sentenced to 90 days in a "lockdown" rehab facility at Cirque Lodge or the Betty Ford?
"... and it's possible Lindsay could now go to JAIL as a result."
Here we go again! TMZ telling "it's possible", but in reality this doesn't happen.
"....prosecutors offered the plea deal based on the representation of Lindsay's lawyer, Mark Heller, that New York had lockdown rehab facilities."
When I was in the army I was taught to always check, check again, cross-check and double check.
Both Dabney and the prosecutor seem like amateurs to me.

581 days ago
96.

ItsFiza    

Damn tmz you blowing up LiLo's spot

581 days ago
97.

Its Nikki Bitches    

MARK HELL JR. IS LINDSAY LOHANS PIMP IN NY. HE INTRODUCED HER TO ALL THE MIDDLE EASTERN MAN, MR. PINK AND THATS HOW SHE HOOKED UP WITH THE PRINCE IN LONDON ON NEW YEARS EVE.


Lindsay Lohan's connection to Mark Heller explained: She's in business with his son

By Hollie McKay

Pop Tarts

Published March 20, 2013

FoxNews.com

The troubled and talented Lindsay Lohan


She started as a promising child star, but nobody could have predicted how things would go from there.

LOS ANGELES – For weeks, many have been scratching their heads and wondering why Lindsay Lohan dumped her California court-ace attorney Shawn Holley, for the once disbarred New York lawyer Mark Heller.

But as it turns out, her Heller bond extends far beyond the court house.

The troubled actress has long been friends and business associates with Mark Heller's son Michael, a prominent Hamptons club promoter turned entrepreneur. Her lawyer’s son works to stage celebrity photo ops and brand-related party appearances. Meaning, Heller Jr. is seemingly the one providing the once promising film star with a means of income now that her movie career is pretty much non-existent.

"Mike books gigs for Lindsay and they've known each other for a long time," a Lohan camp insider told FOX411's Pop Tarts column. "She's not likely to part ways with his father [attorney Mark Heller] anytime soon, because of her strong ties to his son. Without brand promotion, Lindsay would be in a lot deeper financial trouble."

And apparently, Heller’s son knows how to deliver when the going gets tough. We're told the younger Heller, who is founder, president and CEO of Talent Resources, was the one who worked his magic and coordinated the Mr. Pink private jet to ensure Lohan made it to court on Monday.

"I can't comment on that," the younger Heller told us. "All her deals are confidential."

According to the Talent Resources website, the New York-based firm "provides a full-service marketing and creative strategy development" and essentially brings brands and big names together for organic PR purposes. It lists Lindsay Lohan as one of the celebrities the company works with, in addition to a slew of other hot commodities including Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn and Kim Kardashian.

Last year, Michael Heller told The Hollywood Reporter that he worked both as Lohan's entertainment lawyer and manager, and it wasn't until she went off to rehab that he realized he could make the celebrity/brand marriage a fully-fledged business. Back in the day, he coordinated deals for the then-20-year-old star to do traditional ad campaigns for Miu Miu and Jill Stuart, and cut down on her cigarette smoking by always toting smokeless tobacco product Ariva.

And he still hustles for her today.

"We still work with Lohan but not as a manager, but as a broker," Mike Heller confirmed, explaining that his company bridges the gap between talent and brands.

Heller added that Lohan has known his attorney father for over a decade and their relationship is nothing new.

"When she had her [New York] legal situation [an alleged bar brawl last November] she brought him on as her attorney and was extremely happy with the result. She felt safe and very comfortable with him and decided to replace her LA legal team and have my dad cover as her main lead attorney," Mike Heller said. "She had seen a lot of his legal wins through the years and knew many people he worked with and how happy they were with his counseling."

And despite speculation to the contrary, Lohan is said to be beyond satisfied with her current legal representation.

"She is extremely happy with him and never gave up on him no matter what the media twisted and said about my father. She trusted him and now is happy she listened to her gut instinct because he got her a way, way better deal than she was originally being offered," younger Heller said, noting that the now persistent stories of "witness tampering" directed at his father are totally "fake."

"But at the end of the day it’s about the results," he told us. "And my dad got them."

Yet regardless of what happens, our Lohan insider said the "Liz & Dick" star isn’t likely to turn her back on the Heller family.

"Lindsay and Mike go way back. He even introduced her to [former girlfriend] Samantha Ronson," added our source. "There's no way she would let him down by ditching his dad. But essentially, it is Mike who keeps that whole connection alive."

A rep for Lohan did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


HELLER JR. RUN A HIGH END ESCORT SERVICE

581 days ago
98.

Sam    

What's really scary is LLFF (aka Help, and about a dozen other names) is like some really old creepy woman who's had the hots for Lindsay since Lindsay was 11 y/o.

581 days ago
99.

Lindsay Lohan Fan Forever    

Mumra the Ever Living
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Face it LLFF - If someone gave you the choice of taking an alcoholic drink from Lilo's hand and making her mad at you -OR- bashing your nieces head in with a brick, you'd grab the brick in a moment.

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SUCH A DISGUSTING COMMENT.
WHY would anyone ever be in that position.


WOW

Clearly obsessively hating Lindsay is indicative of serious problems.

581 days ago
100.

Sue    

Point blank, I see nothing special about this train wreck, acting or looks why she is even a celebrity is beyond me. I hope her ass goes to jail if this was any member of our family they would be behind bars.

581 days ago
101.

Rob    

Lock the B up! That what the penalty should have been and no plea bargains. She makes a joke out of the legal system every time. Why is she getting preferential treatment when anyone else except a so called celebrity would have been in jail years ago.

581 days ago
102.

Jay    

So what if she cant get a place in NY. Then she can just do it in California. What is the big deal? I didnt know New York doesnt have lock down rehab, interesting.

581 days ago
103.

ItsFiza    

Damn tmz why you blowin up LiLo's spot? Stop trying to create news and just report it. Im still mad about that lil wayne fiasco..

581 days ago
104.

beachgal    

What about putting her in a locked down mental facility like Camarillo or Atascadero? They have hospital wards for substance abusers.

581 days ago
105.

Coupe09    

Uh let it go tmz... No jail period

581 days ago
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