Lindsay Lohan Sets Off SCRAM Bracelet; Arrest Warrant Issued

The troubled starlet denies drinking after the MTV Movie Awards, but her alcohol-monitoring bracelet sings a different tune

Lindsay Lohan just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Though the actress insists she was not drinking at an MTV Movie Awards after-party Sunday, the little red light on her alcohol-monitoring device said the opposite, leaving a judge no choice but to issue a new bench warrant for her arrest.

Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel found Lohan violated the terms of her bail on Tuesday, and upped her bail to $200,000. A bond was later posted and the warrant was retracted. Lohan is scheduled to return to court next month.

Lohan took to her Twitter to deny claims that she was boozing at the MTV bash. "I did not violate anything...at all," she wrote. But a SCRAM spokeswoman said that there really is very little room for error, as the device checks for alcohol consumption every 30 minutes by testing the wearer's perspiration, and is sophisticated enough to know if the wearer is drinking or was just splashed by someone else's drink.

"We could see [evidence of spilled alcohol in a report]; however, we can easily tell the difference," Kathleen Brown told E! News. "A spill or something else in the environment would create a rapid spike much faster than the body would ever consume alcohol and would evaporate and burn off much faster than the body can metabolize alcohol. Our confirmation process includes an evaluation that ensures there is no chance that an alcohol alert is anything but consumed alcohol."

Lohan is due back in court July 6, when the judge will determine whether she violated her probation by skipping a court date when she was at Cannes, after having supposedly misplaced her passport.

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