Justin Beiber arrested in Miami

Justin Bieber is in trouble - again.

The pop star was arrested early Thursday for drag racing and DUI in Miami Beach, police confirmed onTwitter.

Police say R&B artist Khalil was also arrested. In an Instagram photo before the incident, he wrote: "Miami nights ridin thru yo city in that hot wheel."

Bieber, 19, was booked at Miami Beach police headquarters on charges of driving under the influence, driving with an expired license and resisting arrest "without violence", according to police records. He is listed as being 5-foot-9 and 140 lbs.

After his arrest, Bieber cursed out the arresting officer then admitted to having beer, pot and prescription drugs in his system, Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martineztold the Miami Herald.

At a press conference Thursday morning, police chief Martinez said, "At first he was a little belligerent ... using some choice words, questioning why he had been stopped."

Bieber was in a rented yellow Lamborghini. Khalil was in a red Ferrari.

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The bad boy's entourage had apparently used their cars to block traffic on Pine Tree Drive at 26th Street, says the Miami Herald, to create a drag strip for the star.

The street where police say Bieber was racing is a palm tree-lined residential area. The star was traveling approximately 55 mph to 60 mph, Martinez said. The speed limit on Pine Tree Drive is 30 mph.

According to Miami Beach Police Sgt. Bobby Hernandez, the incident happened about 4 a.m. "He was pulled over and failed a field sobriety test," Hernandez told theOrlando Sun-Sentinel.

Police Chief Martinez told the Herald that Bieber was incoherent, had his hands in his pockets and was driving with an invalid Georgia driver's license.

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For a first drunken driving offense, there is no minimum sentence and a maximum of six months, a fine of $250 to $500, and 50 hours of community service. For anyone under 21, there is an automatic six-month license suspension, according to AP.

First offense of a drag-racing offense nets a sentence of up to six months, a fine of $500 to $1,000, and a one-year license suspension.

The Opa-locka Police Department is also investigating an unauthorized escort of Bieber, a police spokesman told NBC 6 on Wednesday.

"We know it was an unauthorized detail," Assistant City Manger David Chiverton confirmed to the Herald. "We are trying to determine where the authorization for the officers to escort Mr. Bieber came from, where he was escorted and how many of our officers were involved."

Bieber has been spotted in different places in the Miami area in the past few days, and has been posting videos and photos of himself smoking a cigar, skateboarding at Lil Wayne's Miami Skate Park, seeing the sun rise, and noting all the paparazzi aimed at him on the beach.

E! reports he spent some time with his dad, Jeremy Bieber. And on Monday, the singer and pals hit Mansion nightclub before heading to King of Diamonds strip club.

And this all comes on the heels of his recent egg incident. Earlier this month, Bieber's home was searched after he was thought to have pelted a neighbor's home with eggs. During that search, Lil Za, a member of Bieber's crew, was arrested for cocaine possession.


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