Lindsay Lohan, second from right, is escorted from the 10th Precinct police station, with her face shielded, on Nov. 29 in New York after being charged for allegedly striking a woman at a nightclub.(Photo: Louis Lanzano, AP)
Finally, some (potentially, maybe) good news for Lindsay Lohan: She
was not drunk or high when she was arrested early Thursday in New York
for alleged assault - or so her lawyer tells E! News.
night, her attorney, Mark Heller, said, "I can tell you when I was with
her this morning; she was in great condition. She was certainly not
intoxicated, certainly not under the influence of drugs. She was clear
(and) lucid, her eyes were clear. No alcohol involvement whatsoever on
Heller never asked Lohan if she'd been drinking or
using drugs. "It wasn't even brought up," he said, adding, "She was
perfectly appropriate. And the police made note of that."
now and Jan. 7, when Lohan is scheduled to be formally charged, "We are
going to be working very earnestly to establish that no charges should
even be lodged," Heller said. "(The police) have already made
arrangements to get the video from the...club, which hopefully will reveal
some exonerating information. After that, they could just walk away
from the case and decline to even prosecute."
current whereabouts, Heller said, "She's sleeping. She was up all night
long and went through a very rough ordeal."