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Justin Bieber Faces New Charges In Drunk Driving Arrest (video)

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Pop star Justin Bieber poses for a mug shot at the Miami-Dade Police Department on Jan. 23,in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via Getty Images)

Pop star Justin Bieber poses for a mug shot at the Miami-Dade Police Department on Jan. 23,in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via Getty Images)

Justin Bieber has been hit new charges following his arrest for drunk driving early this morning (Jan. 23). He’s also been booked on resisting arrest and driving on an expired license.

Bieber was visibility intoxicated, according to police, an admitted taking prescription medicine, smoking pot and drinking beer.

Justin Bieber Arrested in Florida For Drunk Driving, Drag Racing (video)

But as the arrest went down, the 19-year-old singer became surly with the police an started dropping repeateded f-bombs, according to police.

Additional charges could increase the likelihood that he will get some jail time out of this, if convicted.

On the DUI offense, Bieber could face a maximum of six months in jail and a fine of $250 to $500, and 50 hours of community service. Their license is automatically suspended for six months. if the perp is under 21.

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Most states have reciprocal agreements, especially involving drunk driving, so having a California license won’t prevent him from losing his driving privileges.

He could also face up to six months in jail and a fine of $500 to $1,000 for drag racing plus a one-year license suspension, according to Florida legal references.

The whole episode appears to be one more instance of bad judgment.


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Bieber was reportedly driving a yellow Lamborghini sports car through a residential neighborhood, as if that didn’t stand out. He was racing a red Ferrar, driven by one of his friends, identified as R&B singer as Khalil. He was also arrested, according to police.

Bieber is currently being held in jail and will appear in court later to be arraigned and have bail set, according to gossip site TMZ.

The fact that he is a Canadian and out-of-state resident could complicate his release. Technically he could be considered a flight risk.

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