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Miami Beach Cops Bust Justin Bieber for Racing, Resisting, DUI

January 23, 2014  | 

Justin Bieber's mug shot. (Photo: Miami-Dade Corrections)
Justin Bieber's mug shot. (Photo: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Around 4 a.m. Thursday morning, Miami Beach officers arrested pop singer Justin Bieber for drag racing, DUI, driving on an expired license, and resisting arrest, the Miami Herald reports.

“Why the f--- did you stop me?'” Bieber asked Officer Fulgencio Medina, who cornered him as he was peeling down Pine Tree Drive at 55 to 60 mph in a yellow Lamborghini, according to police report. The speed limit on that stretch of residential street is 30.

After allegedly smoking pot all day, drinking beer, clubbing, popping anti-depressants and spending some time in a recording studio, the lead-footed singer and a buddy launched the predawn race in their rented wheels.

The other driver, Sacramento-based R&B artist Khalil Sharief, lined up next to him in a red Ferrari, both of them speeding off side-by-side, northbound on the east side in the 2600 block of Pine Tree Drive, a treacherous stretch of roadway marked by large pine trees with thick roots.

Bieber was charged with DUI and resisting arrest. Members of the musician’s entourage had apparently used their cars to block traffic on Pine Tree at 26th Street, near the Miami Beach Hebrew Academy and Scott Rakow Youth Center, at 4:30 a.m., creating a drag strip for the young star — who had been on a party spree all week in South Florida.

Tags: DUI, Street Racing, Miami Beach PD, Celebrities


Comments (29)

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Steve @ 1/23/2014 3:49 PM

Deport him!

Rick @ 1/23/2014 3:49 PM

It's too bad he didn't wreck, become disabled and learn his lesson the hard way. Now he'll be free to party and be a danger to others. All too often these celebs hurt others and get off easy.

Steve @ 1/23/2014 3:50 PM

Deport him!

AM @ 1/23/2014 3:56 PM

That Ofc. deserves that medal for putting a stop to his out of control behavior and arrogance. Job we'll done!!

Danny @ 1/23/2014 4:13 PM

Great job Fuji! Thanks for making us proud.

Boston @ 1/23/2014 4:13 PM

Don't let the USA door hit you in the ass, Justin!

The LAW @ 1/23/2014 4:32 PM

What a Punk !!! He needs a good ass kicking, he is is NOT above the LAW and it's obvious his common sense is missing. America we need to wake up on who we admire in society.

Really? @ 1/23/2014 4:48 PM

This punk is already in trouble for the vandalism, and drugs found in his home. The ONLY way to get this little shit's attention, is to DEPORT HIM and NEVER LET HIM COME BACK to the US!!

Simon @ 1/23/2014 5:24 PM

This is exactly what happens when no, read parents, pull these kids into line. And the kids start to believe all the hype written about them. I hope the Judge throws the book at him so he learns a lesson and knows he is not above the law.

John R. @ 1/23/2014 5:32 PM

I did not know they let children in clubs? Wonder if the girls were old enough to be his Mommie there? What an idiot this kid has become?

Serpico @ 1/23/2014 6:20 PM

Send Bieber to AZ, let Joe Arpaio deal with the little punk! Take him to a Scared Straight pre-prison day. Let grown men hit on him. I'm sure he'd like being someone's B****! If that doesn't work, real Prison is an option! Then deport him!

dkiss @ 1/23/2014 7:27 PM

Justin Bieber Miley Cyrus.. same person just no makeup???

TX Lawman @ 1/24/2014 6:35 AM

Great job officer Medina! I hope your department backs you. Our department makes us release people like this and won't let us file charges on them. We had a county commisioner assault an officer twice. We arrested him and sent him to jail as we dealt with his gang. The officers enroute were called by the chief, after city officals called him, to return the suspect to the scene and release him and drop all charges. The Sergeant tried to file his own charges and was refused and punished. The rest of us were transferred. 6 officers, 6 senior corporals, 3 sergeants, 2 lieutenants and an assistant chief. Great Job!

S.S. @ 1/24/2014 8:26 AM

It's about damn time. Great job Officer Medina. Also on another note Bieber's dad was present at the scene and was one of the subjects blocking off the road. Way to go dad. I hope this lil spoiled shit and his entourage pull their heads out of their asses. Does this kid even realize that these people around him are just a bunch of leaches looking for a hand out. Well enough said...

uslawman1983 @ 1/24/2014 8:52 AM

Oh he's gonna be the 'belle of the ball'. . in B-block!

claywatson @ 1/24/2014 11:16 AM

As TX Lawman said, celebs think they are above the law because they get away with everything in too many jurisdictions. I'm with Serpico: send Bieber to Sheriff Joe's tent city. Why did Bieber pull this latest stunt? Maybe he wanted publicity to the level of "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker.

Lenny @ 1/24/2014 2:48 PM

Wow, what a bunch of angry little boys and girls. And yes Rick it's too bad he didn't end up a cripple you jackass! I'm sure that's how you would like all of your interactions with the public to end. Nice to see what you guys really think, while you all have no problem with "professional courtesy". And now 3 of your own couldn't wait to have Bieber throw them a bone so they provided him an escort. I hope the irony of that isn't lost on you.

Bob@Az. @ 1/24/2014 6:46 PM

lenny...suck off.

Igor @ 1/24/2014 8:22 PM

What a little turd.

Mike @ 1/28/2014 4:08 AM

Apparently Lenny is a big Justin Bieber fan, who knew? Hey Bob@Az, stop teasing Lenny like that. He is very sensitive.

Lenny @ 1/28/2014 8:03 AM

OH Mike you wordsmith. Where do you get your clever ideas from?
I see no comments regarding the 3 suspensions, nor do I even see the story
here. What a surprise. And hey AZ Bob haven't seen you your sorry butt around here for some time. It's been wonderful.

Mike @ 1/28/2014 10:40 AM

3 suspensions ??????

Lenny @ 1/28/2014 11:10 AM

@Mike
Read the news, not just the leo reacharound stuff here.

Mike @ 1/28/2014 11:38 AM

No thanks, I'll stick with my brothers/sisters in law enforcement. Don't really have much use for the BS news.

Mike @ 1/28/2014 11:50 AM

Lenny…..I will make a deal with you. Explain to me why you hate law enforcement officers so much, and I will never respond to another post of yours again, deal?

Lenny @ 1/29/2014 10:48 AM

@Mike
Mike you don't even have the curiosity to read the follow up story to this
crime where 3 of yours from Opa-locka police gave that little sh/t some sort
of protective escort service. I fyou can't be bothered with that why should I
believe your interested in my thoughts?
BTW I don't hate leos, I am disgusted and dissapointed by them. It's not
as black and white as people like you think. I didn't want my country to go to
war with Iraq, that doesn't mean I was with the terrorists.

Ima Leprechaun @ 1/30/2014 4:45 AM

I saw yesterday the US Attorney has filed to deport him as an undesirable alien. This is probably a good idea and will send a strong message. This kid is out of control.

Mike @ 1/30/2014 4:52 AM

Lenny… I am familiar with the escort and see it as most things in law enforcement today. It comes down to the old saying, “damned if you do and damned if you don’t”. You see, like most things printed in the news today, their goal is to put law enforcement in the worst light. That’s what sells stories. And since you are basing your comments solely on what you read in the news, you may be missing important aspects of this event as well as other events. See, I don’t know because I wasn’t there, but maybe just maybe this scenario may have occurred this way.

Mike @ 1/30/2014 4:52 AM

Because Justin Bieber is known to draw large crowds wherever he goes, maybe the officers were asked to make sure he arrives, wherever he was going, without incident. This would be taking care of a problem before it becomes one. See, if the officer did nothing, and something happened, and someone got hurt, the next article you would read is the police didn’t do their job. I’m not saying this is what happened in this case, but it is certainly a possibility, isn’t it? This incident could be just as much as the officers trying to do the right thing versus, your opinion, the wrong. Unfortunately, no one cares anymore, as long as you can make a cop look bad. Because bad cop movies, articles, story etc., sell and that’s all people like you care about.

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