Lindsay Lohan’s father released from prison
Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 03/14/07
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The estranged father of actress Lindsay Lohan has been released from a New York state prison after serving almost two years for
driving while intoxicated and other charges.
Michael Lohan said now that he is a free man, he wants to repair his
unsteady relationship with his 20-year-old daughter. “I’m going to wait,
and when she sees I’m walking the walk, I’m hopeful she’ll open the door,”
he told Newsday in Wednesday’s editions.
He was released from Collins Correctional Facility near Buffalo on
Tuesday, Linda Foglia, a spokeswoman for the state Department of
Corrections, told CBS Interactive.
Lohan had been jailed since June 30, 2005, for attempted assault and
The attempted assault charge stemmed from an attack on his
brother-in-law at a party.
While awaiting sentencing, he was charged with driving while intoxicated
and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle when his car went
off the road. His car struck a pole and was engulfed in flames. Lohan
Lohan told Newsday that while he was in prison, he went to Bible college
and became a minister with the Assemblies of God Ministry. “I want to help
people,” he said. “”I don’t want them to fall into the same traps I did.”
A message left for Lohan’s lawyer was not immediately returned.