Lindsay Lohan Released from House Arrest
got an early birthday present: Her freedom.
The actress is free to leave her house after serving just 35 days of
at her Venice, Calif., townhouse for pleading
to misdemeanor necklace theft. She turns 25 July 2.
completed her home dentention today and she's now back under the
supervision of the courts and probation," sheriff's spokesman Steve
Whitmore tells PEOPLE.
Lohan was eligible for house arrest and was released early
because she's a nonviolent offender and there are budgetary issues and
jail overcrowding, Whitmore previously said. The method for calculating
time behind bars also applies to home detainees. Her original sentence
called for four months in jail.
The actress is expected to resume her community service hours at
a downtown L.A. women's shelter, and has yet to begin her janitorial
duty at the L.A. County morgue.
Lohan will also continue her court-ordered psychological
counseling and must also complete a program called Shoplifters
"She is very focused on resuming her community service obligation," says her rep.
She'll remain on probation – stemming from her two DUI cases in
2007 – for the next three years and is due for a progress review on July
21. Lohan is no longer subject to random drug and alcohol tests.