Just in from the “get ready for more helicopters and paparazzi” department:
From the LA Times:
L.A. prosecutors have formally charged Lindsay Lohan with felony grand theft in connection with a necklace she allegedly stole from a Venice jewelry store. In the criminal complaint, prosecutors said they want a DNA sample and fingerprint sample from Lohan. “Willful refusal to provide the samples and impressions is a crime,” the complaint said.
She will be arraigned Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Airport Courthouse.
Painting by Jules Muck
Here is the full criminal complaint filed by prosecutors:
The undersigned is informed and believes that:
On or about January 22, 2011, in the County of Los Angeles, the crime of GRAND THEFT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, in violation of PENAL CODE SECTION 487(a), a Felony, was committed by LINDSAY LOHAN, who did unlawfully take money and personal property of a value exceeding Nine Hundred Fifty Dollars ($950), to wit A NECKLACE the property of KAMOFIE & COMPANY, SOFIA KAMAN.
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NOTICE: Conviction of this offense will require the defendant to provide DNA samples and print impressions pursuant to Penal Code sections 296 and 296.1. Willful refusal to provide the samples and impressions is a crime.
NOTICE: The People of the State of California intend to present evidence and seek jury findings regarding all applicable circumstances in aggravation, pursuant to Penal Code section 1170(b) and Cunningham v. California 2007 U.S. LEXIS 1324.
NOTICE: A Suspected Child Abuse Report (SCAR) may have been generated within the meaning of Penal Code §§ 11166 and 11168 involving the charges alleged in this complaint. Dissemination of a SCAR is limited by Penal Code §§ 11167 and 11167.5 and a court order is required for full disclosure of the contents of a SCAR.
I DECLARE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY THAT THE FOREGOING IS TRUE AND CORRECT AND THAT THIS COMPLAINT, CASE NUMBER SA076679, CONSISTS OF 1 COUNT(S).
Executed at LOS ANGELES, County of Los Angeles, on February 9, 2011.
DECLARANT AND COMPLAINANT
STEVE COOLEY, DISTRICT ATTORNEY
DANETTE E. MEYERS, DEPUTY
LAPD – PACIFIC
ID NO.: 31795
PHONE: (310) 482-6313
PRELIM. TIME EST.:45 MINUTE(S)
BOOKING BAIL CUSTODY
DEFENDANT CII NO. DOB NO. RECOM’D R’TN DATE
LOHAN, LINDSAY 7/2/1986
Pursuant to Penal Code Section 1054.5(b), the People are hereby informally requesting that defense counsel provide discovery to the People as required by Penal Code Section 1054.3.
FELONY COMPLAINT — ORDER HOLDING TO ANSWER — P.C. SECTION 872
It appearing to me from the evidence presented that the following offense(s) has/have been committed and that there is sufficient cause to believe that the following defendant(s) guilty thereof, to wit:
(Strike out or add as applicable)
Alleg. Effect 1
I order that the defendant(s) be held to answer therefore and be admitted to bail in the sum of:
LINDSAY LOHAN ______________________________ Dollars
and be committed to the custody of the Sheriff of Los Angeles County until such bail is given. Date of arraignment in Superior Court will be:
LINDSAY LOHAN ______________________ in Dept _______