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Reuters, Published December 12 2012

Lohan's probation revoked after car crash charges

LOS ANGELES – Lindsay Lohan faced the prospect of being sent back to jail after a judge in Los Angeles revoked her probation on Wednesday in the light of new charges over a June traffic accident.

Lohan, 26, who was not present at the hearing, is on probation for a 2011 jewelry theft. The “Mean Girls” actress has been in and out of rehab and jail since a 2007 arrest for drunk driving and cocaine possession.

Lohan will be arraigned on Jan. 15 on charges of reckless driving and lying to police when she claimed she was not behind the wheel of a car that smashed into a truck in June in the California beach city of Santa Monica.

On the same day, Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Jane Godfrey said she would set a date for another hearing to determine whether or not Lohan violated her probation, and should be sent back to jail.