Justin Bieber arrested for driving rented Lamborghini while drunk

He admitted he was also high on drugs.

Zachary Fagenson of Reuters (via GMA News Online) reports that "pop star Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach early on Thursday (Friday in Manila, January 24) on a drunken driving charge after he was caught drag racing on a main thoroughfare in a rented yellow Lamborghini, police said."


The report explained that the 19-year-old Canadian singer was arrested after he was seen driving the sports car "55 to 60 miles per hour (88 to 96 km per hour) in a 30-mile-per-hour (48 kph) zone." According to Miami Beach Police officials, Bieber "initially resisted arrest, cursed at police officers and later told them he had consumed alcohol, pot and prescription drugs."


Aside from a drunk driving charge, Bieber also faces charges of "resisting arrest without violence and driving on an expired Georgia license." A judge set his bail at $2,500.


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