December 15th, 2009
03:36 PM ET

Michael Lohan arrested and charged

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Lindsay Lohan's father Michael Lohan was arrested and charged with criminal contempt for violating an order of protection against him on Monday.

According to the Suffolk County Police Department on Long Island, Lohan, 49, was arrested in the police station on the misdemeanor charge. Police had no further comment on Tuesday and would not say which restraining order Lohan was in violation of.

In June, a judge said Michael Lohan would avoid prosecution on another misdemeanor charge of aggravated harassment if he stayed out of trouble for a year.

Lohan denied a claim by prosecutors that he threatened to kill his girlfriend, Erin Muller, and himself if she ended their relationship.

A representative for Lindsay Lohan and Michael's ex-wife Dina Lohan confirmed that Dina currently has an outstanding restraining order against Michael.

Michael Lohan did not immediately return a call for comment.

Lohan has reportedly been estranged from his famous daughter, who recently returned from filming a documentary on child trafficking in India.

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soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Vicky B

    Birds of a feather..........

    I am so sick of hearing all of the dysfunction wjth this sad family.

    December 16, 2009 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Joel

    Apple doesnt fall far from the tree does it?

    December 16, 2009 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  3. etireri odiri

    what a shame to a father of a famous daughter and a big blow of shame to the famous daughter who need a rehab of her situation, hmmm.

    December 16, 2009 at 5:39 am | Report abuse |
  4. Dina Lohan

    He is a Loser, will always be a Loser

    December 16, 2009 at 3:37 am | Report abuse |
  5. Security Guy

    The dude needs to focus on being a better father to his children. Mr. Lohan doesn't realize that what he does affects everyone in his life. I would have to say " Mr. Lohan get your act together and be a father rather than one of the kids."

    December 16, 2009 at 2:51 am | Report abuse |
  6. Geena

    It is 50% gentic and 50% family environment for these slobs.
    Celeberities and their mental illnesses should be kept from poisoning onlookers minds with their misery.
    Celebrity watching is like setting up a chair in a psychiatric ward.
    If you are not mature or strong enough to handle a rock musician/actor/celebrity gig then do someting else.
    Decadent slobs all and 90% absolutely talentless..watch and you are the fool.Bye, bye now

    December 16, 2009 at 2:11 am | Report abuse |
  7. tiffster

    With a father like that no wonder Lindsay's messed up! Poor gal, I feel bad for her.

    December 16, 2009 at 1:12 am | Report abuse |
  8. Traci

    "toxic father" -isnt that what NeNe called him?

    what a JOKE!

    December 15, 2009 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |

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