Miami-Dade Corrections

TODAY   |  January 23, 2014

Justin Bieber arrested in Miami

The pop superstar was taken into custody on charges of D.U.I. and drag racing in Miami Beach. Details are developing.

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>> new and serious trouble this morning for pop superstar justin bieber .

>> he has been asrrested and is being held at the miami beach police station , accused of drag racing and driving under the influence .

>> police say justin bieber was arrested and taken into custody in miami beach early thursday morning for allegedly driving under the influence and drag racing .

>> he was reportedly driving a rented lamborghini.

>> chief raymond martinez: during the investigation mr. bieber made statements that he had consumed some alcohol and that he had been smoking marijuana and had consumed some prescription medications.

>> the arrest is the latest brush with the law for the 19-year-old star. a neighbor in his los angeles neighborhood accused the singer of causing thousands of dollars of damage by throwing eggs at his home. police raided his home taking evidence, but no charges were filed.