Justin Bieber has been arrested after being caught drag racing under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
Teenage pop star Justin Bieber is facing serious criminal charges after being caught drag racing under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
US correspondent Angela Cox joins us now with the details.
The 19-year-old has just appeared in court?
Yes, good morning, Nat, the bad boy pop pop star didn't say anything when he faced court a short time ago.
He was wearing those prison issued orange jumpsuit as the judge read out the charges against him.
Have a look at some of itMr Bieber you are charged with the following, DUY alcohol or drugs.
Resisting without violence, and driving with an expired drivers licence.
The 19-year-old was arrested about 4 o'clock, this morning.
Initial reports suggest he was allegedly going 100km/h in a 50km zone.
He allegedly told police he had been drinking and had smoked marijuana and had prescription drugs.
He was swearing at police when he was arrested.
When he opened up the window and confronted Mr Bieber, he smelled a strong odour of alcoholic bench.
Mr Beerer was not cooperatesing.
The officer asked him to exit the vehicle.
He was questioned why he was being stopped.
He would not follow the instructions.
The officer at that time did place Mr Bieber under arrest.
Bail has been set at $2 thousand 500.
He is expected to be released shortly.
If he is convicted on these charges, he could face up to 19 months in a county