Lindsay Lohan's father, Michael Lohan, was arrested Monday in Suffolk and charged with violating an order of protection, police said.
Lohan, 49, of Southampton, was charged by Suffolk police with second-degree contempt, a misdemeanor, police said.
police declined to elaborate on what led to the order of protection violation charge against Lohan. Lindsay Lohan
's father has a long history of legal conflicts.
>> READ: Lindsay Lohan puts clothing, "collectibles" up for sale
He was charged earlier this year in Suffolk with making a threatening phone call to his then-girlfriend, Erin Muller, and threatening to kill her and himself if she ended their relationship, a charge he denied.
He was released from prison in 2007 after serving time for attempted assault and driving while intoxicated.
Dina Lohan, his ex-wife and Lindsay's mother, had a restraining order against him dating back to 2005.
His actress daughter has been estranged from him for several years.
It was not clear Monday night whether Michael Lohan remained in custody after his arrest.
>>PHOTOS: Click here to see the mug shot of Michael Lohan and other recent LI suspects
>> PHOTOS: Lindsay Lohan