Authorities say one of Lindsay Lohan's brothers used a forged parking permit to avoid paying a New York City parking meter and has been arrested.

State police say Michael Lohan was arrested Thursday in Manhattan.

Authorities allege he had a phony parking placard featuring the state seal displayed on the dashboard of his 2015 Audi. They say the bogus placard said the car was being used for official state business.

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Lohan has been charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument and criminal impersonation.

Prosecutors say he was released without bail after being arraigned Thursday night.

His attorney hasn't responded to a message left Friday seeking comment.