As we discussed a few days ago, Lindsay Lohan is apparently going to be charged with “lying to police”. The charge stems from her June car accident on the Pacific Coast Highway, in which a cracked-out Cracken smashed her Porsche into an 18-wheeler and somehow everyone managed to walk away in one piece. Lindsay told the police that she wasn’t driving, and she also claimed (to TMZ) that her brakes failed. I think there were some other crackie excuses in there, but there were also some reports of Lindsay tossing some suspicious-looking containers of maybe-alcohol shortly after her accident. The accident also happened when Lindsay was working on Liz & Dick, so it’s extra weird that Lindsay wasn’t using the car and driver that Lifetime was paying for. And out of all of that crack drama, it’s only one charge of “lying to the police”? Sure. But to hear LL speak about it, you’d think that she was the biggest martyr since Jesus Christ:
Lindsay Lohan is telling friends … cops are on such a vendetta to bring her down.
And get this … Lindsay still claims she wasn’t driving at the time her Porsche slammed into a truck last June on the Pacific Coast Highway. TMZ broke the story … authorities beg to differ and will prosecute her for lying to cops. Lindsay claimed she was a passenger, but witnesses say she was behind the wheel.
Lindsay is saying she’s “terrified” of going back to jail, especially because Judge Stephanie Sautner made it clear she would violate her probation if she breaks the law again.
Lindsay says she will throw herself at the mercy of the court … she believes “One car accident could ruin everything for me.”
Finally, she says she’s done a good job following the law since her no contest plea in the jewelry heist case.
When in doubt, stick with the crack lie until you’ve been proven to be a crack liar. After which time you have to sort-of admit what you did, but you still get to blame other people (“the black guy!”). Some have wondered A) what took so long for the cops to bring charges and B) why right now, is there some new evidence? Apparently so – TMZ also reports that Lindsay’s assistant/enabler/crackie co-conspirator Gavin “rolled on her when he spoke to the cops.” Gavin told the cops that HE was riding shotgun while Lindsay drove, and that’s what the witnesses and the other driver claim too.
Radar is trying to get in on the crackie action too with a new report claiming that “the Los Angeles City Attorney will ask the judge to throw the embattled actress behind bars for violating terms of her probation in her necklace theft case.” Apparently, as soon as Lindsay is formally charged with lying to cops, the LA City Attorney will ask for a probation violation hearing, and they will be asking for “significant time in jail, up to one year.” And that’s just for the probation violation – if found guilty of lying to the cops, it could be more jail time. Apparently, the prosecutorial burden is a lot lower when you’re talking about probation violations, meaning that it’s possible that LL could be found in violation of the terms of her probation when she’s simply CHARGED with a crime, not when she’s found guilty. Of course, all of this is just an enormous pipe dream because FTLOG IT’S CALIFORNIA.
Photos courtesy of Pacific Coast News.