Judge Fumes as Paris Goes From Big House to Big House

Sheriff ignores order not to spring socialite
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 8, 2007 7:35 AM CDT
Judge Fumes as Paris Goes From Big House to Big House
Paris Hilton in Los Angeles Friday, May 4, 2007, in Los Angeles. Hilton was released from a Los Angeles County jail early Thursday morning, July 6, 2007, after only serving five days of her more than three-week sentence for violating probation in an alcohol-related reckless driving case. She will be...   (Associated Press)

A livid judge ordered Paris Hilton to appear in court today, prompting speculation that the heiress may be headed back behind bars after a night of beauty rest at her Hollywood Hills mansion. Prosecutors charged that the sheriff who released her for mysterious "medical" reasons after just three days was in contempt of court.

The sentencing judge—the same one she'll see today—gave explicit, handwritten orders that she not be allowed to trade her 45 days in lockup for cushy house arrest or work release. A member of the jail's medical team tells the New York Post Paris was on the verge of a nervous breakdown. (More Paris Hilton stories.)

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