Report: Lindsay Lohan Facing Felony Charges Over Alleged Jewelry Theft

Celebrity News Feb. 5, 2011 AT 1:39PM
Report: Lindsay Lohan Facing Felony Charges Over Alleged Jewelry Theft Credit: John Sciulli/Getty Images for Giuseppe Zanotti Design

Lindsay Lohan is in legal hot water once more.

TMZ.com reports the troubled actress, 24, will be charged with felony grand theft after allegedly swiping a $2,500 necklace from a Venice, Calif. jewelry store.

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If convicted, Lohan faces up to three years in prison, the site reports.

For her part, Lohan claims that her stylist failed to return the "one-of-a-kind" bauble on time to Kamofie & Company, the store that lent it out to her January 22.

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Though the piece has since been returned, Lohan was captured on the store's security camera wearing the necklace and is said to have been photographed with the accessory one week later.

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The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office is expected to file charges as early as Monday.

The Mean Girls actress remains on probation stemming from a 2007 DUI arrest and is due in court for a progress hearing February 25. She completed a 90-day rehab stint at L.A.'s Betty Ford Center on January 3.

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