LiLo poised to avoid jail term in necklace theft case

Updated: May 04, 2011, 16:33 PM IST

Washington: It has emerged that Lindsay Lohan is poised to avoid jail entirely in necklace theft case, despite her 120-day sentence.

According to TMZ, the L.A. County Sheriff`s Department -- which runs the jail where Lohan must serve her sentence, for non-violent, misdemeanour offences, the Sheriff`s Department routinely allows inmates to serve their time at home, provided they wear an electronic monitoring device.

According to the report, L.A. County Probation Dept. is down with non-violent, misdemeanour offenders serving time at home.

Earlier, Judge Stephanie Sautner has made it clear that the “Mean Girls’ star will be treated just like any other defendant.