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Justin Bieber Arrested in Miami

8:11 AM, Jan 23, 2014   |    comments
Justin Bieber (right) standing in front of yellow Lamborghini and an unidentified friend (left) in front of red Ferrari prior to arrest on Miami Beach on January 23, 2014. (Source: instagram.com/justinbieber)
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By Anne Oldenberg, USA TODAY

Justin Bieber is in trouble - again.

The pop star was arrested early Thursday for drag racing and DUI in Miami Beach, Miami police confirmed on Twitter.

Bieber, 19, had consumed alcohol and marijuna, reports AP. After his arrest, Bieber cursed out the arresting officer then admitted to having beer, pot and prescription drugs in his system, Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martineztold the Miami Herald

Bieber was in a rented Lamborghini.

The bad boy's entourage had apparently used their cars to block traffic on Pine Tree Drive at 26th Street, says the Miami Herald, to create a drag strip for the star.

According to Miami Beach Police Sgt. Bobby Hernandez, the incident happened about 4 a.m.. "He was pulled over and failed a field sobriety test," Hernandez told the Orlando Sun-Sentinel.

Tests show that Bieber was under the influence of drugs, Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martinez tells the Herald. Bieber was incoherent, had his hands in his pockets, was driving without a valid license, and resisted arrest without violence, Martinez said. 

The star's next stop will likely be Miami-Dade County's Main Jail, where he will be booked and processed and bail will be set.

The Opa-locka Police Department is also investigating an unauthorized escort of Bieber, a police spokesman told NBC 6 on Wednesday.

"We know it was an unauthorized detail," Assistant City Manger David Chiverton confirmed to the Herald. "We are trying to determine where the authorization for the officers to escort Mr. Bieber came from, where he was escorted and how many of our officers were involved."

Bieber has been spotted in different places in the Miami area in the past few days, and has been posting videos and photos of himself smoking a cigar, skateboarding at Lil Wayne's Miami Skate Park, seeing the sun rise, and noting all the paparazzi aimed at him on the beach.

E! reports he spent some time with his dad, Jeremy Bieber. And on Monday, the singer and pals hit Mansion nightclub before heading to King of Diamonds strip club.

And this all comes on the heels of his recent egg incident. Earlier this month, Bieber's home was searched after he was thought to have pelted a neighbor's home with eggs. During that search, Lil Za, a member of Bieber's crew, was arrested for cocaine possession.


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