Pop star Justin Bieber arrested in Miami area

Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been arrested and is accused of DUI and drag racing.

Pop star Justin Bieber arrested in Miami area

Pop star Justin Bieber arrested in Miami area

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Police say pop singer Justin Bieber has been arrested after drag racing on a Miami Beach street in a yellow Lamborghini and failing a sobriety test.

Police announced the arrest via the department's official Twitter account this morning. (see Tweet)

Miami Dade-Police spokesman Sgt. Bobby Hernandez tells WSVN in South Florida that officers saw two cars racing at 4:09 a.m. Thursday.

Hernandez says two vehicles apparently had been used to block off an area for the drag race. He says the second car was a red Ferrari, and that driver was also arrested. Both cars were towed.

Hernandez says Bieber failed a field sobriety test and was taken to the Miami Beach police station for a Breathalyzer and processing. Hernandez says Bieber will be transported soon to the Miami-Dade County jail.

 

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