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Miami Beach Police: Justin Bieber has been arrested

Miami Beach Police: Justin Bieber has been arrested

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MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.

Police Chief Ray Martinez told a news conference Thursday morning the singer was initially not cooperative when an officer pulled him over for drag racing. Martinez says the singer also had an invalid Georgia driver's license.

According to police, Bieber was driving a Lamborghini and R&B singer Khalil, who was also arrested, was driving a Ferrari. Both cars were towed.

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MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been arrested and is accused of DUI and drag racing.

The Miami Beach Police Department confirmed 19-year-old Bieber's arrest Thursday morning in a tweet on its official twitter page. 

Police say the pop star was drag racing on Miami beach early Thursday.

Officials at the Miami-Dade Department of Corrections say Bieber has not yet been booked into jail.

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