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TODAY   |  January 24, 2014

Justin Bieber out on bail

The pop star was released from a Miami jail on Thursday on a $2,500 bond after being taken into custody on charges of D.U.I. and drag racing. He walked out to a waiting S.U.V. and waved to fans shouting their support. The arrest report claims he was “uncooperative” and cursed at police. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.

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>>> let's begin this half hour with the arrest of one of the biggest pop stars in the world, justin bieber . he's out on bond this morning after being charged with driving under the influence and resisting arrest . mark potter in miami beach . good morning to you.

>> good morning to you, matt. we're outside the home in miami beach where justin bieber came to spend some vacation time. it's where fans gathered to show support after he spent several hours in a local jail.

>> justin bieber --

>> reporter: justin bieber 's day at the hands of police and the court came to an end after the hearing.

>> so the total bond would be $2,500.

>> reporter: after spending several hours in jail, bieber was released and walked out to a waiting suv. then climbed on top to wave to bystanders. bieber 's problems began in the early morning hours thursday after a night of partying on miami beach , he was spotted by fans driving a yellow lamborghini .

>> oh, my god. justin just got pulled over.

>> reporter: police say they stopped bieber after he and a friend were caught drag racing in a residential neighborhood. shortly after 4:00 a.m .

>> the officer estimated anywhere up to 55 to 60 miles an hour.

>> reporter: the arrest report claims bieber was uncooperative and repeatedly cursed at police at one point saying what the blank did i do? why did you stop me? officers say bieber later admitted to using alcohol and prescription drugs. resisted arrest without violence. all misdemeanors. charlotte trig says despite his smiling mug shot, it was a different bieber behind bars.

>> he was actually in tears. and according to a source, he was crying his eyes out in jail.

>> reporter: fans known as beliebers joined outside the home to show their support.

>> bieber 's blood contained alcohol, pot and flintstones chewables. justin was clocked going 60 miles an hour in a lamborghini , ooh, 60 miles an hour in a lamborghini . hey, justin , it's called second gear, try it some time.

>> now, bieber 's attorney roy black would not comment on the case. we also reached out to bieber 's parents and representatives for comment, but they also declined.