Lindsay Lohan's Father Arrested Again

11/30/2004 at 08:00 AM EST

Lindsay Lohan's Father Arrested Again
Lindsay Lohan
Sarah Seymour/FilmMagic
Lindsay Lohan's father, Michael Lohan, was arrested Monday night on charges of criminal contempt for allegedly violating an order of protection taken out against him by his wife, Long Island police say.

The elder Lohan, 44, never made it to jail, however: Following his court appearance for the bust, he complained of shortness of breath and chest pains and was taken to Winthrop-University Hospital for evaluation, the New York Post and Daily News report. There has been no statement from the hospital regarding his condition.

It was the second time in three months that Lohan showed signs of heart trouble while in custody. In August, he was rushed out of Nassau County Court, where he was the defendant in an assault case, and treated for high blood pressure at a nearby hospital.

More on Lindsay

According to the Daily News, Monday's arrest revolved around an incident two weeks ago in which he allegedly chased daughter Lindsay, 18, when she showed up at her younger brother Dakota's soccer game in Merrick, L.I. The sporting event was also attended by his wife (and the children's mother), Dina – who had secured an order of protection against Michael last month.

Dina's brother, Paul Sullivan, tells the Daily News that Michael has threatened to murder his entire family, which now has 24-hour security protection.

Last summer, Michael was arrested in the family home for allegedly beating another brother-in-law, Matthew Sullivan, with a shoe during a brawl at a Communion party.

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Inside Kate's Life as a Princess Mom
  • Inside Kate's Life as a Princess Mom
  • A Duggar Engaged
  • Amanda Bynes: The Truth About Her Condition

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters