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Justin Bieber

L.A. Councilman Says

Arrest His Ass!

7/6/2012 1:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Justin Bieber
just got cited for speeding on the freeway, and the witness who called 911 -- who happens to be an L.A. City Councilman -- tells TMZ, Bieber should have been cuffed, locked up, and stripped of his driving privileges.

L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine -- who ironically was an LAPD motor officer for 18 years -- was on the 101 Freeway when he saw Justin in his chrome Fisker Karma roaring down the freeway at speeds that Zine says exceeded 100 mph.

Zine tells us ... Bieber was trying to shake a team of paparazzi (NOT TMZ) that was on his tail. 

Zine says, "Bieber was driving like a maniac. He was weaving in and out of traffic. There was hardly any space between cars as he weaved from lane to lane."

Zine says, "If I was on patrol, I would have arrested him for reckless driving. I was going 60 and he drove by me like he was in a rocket ship. He was a maniac." Zine called in to "TMZ Live" moments ago to explain exactly why he thinks Bieber belongs behind bars.

070612_zine_tmzlive_v2_launchZine also says the paparazzi were incredibly irresponsible, driving on the shoulder of the freeway and causing an extreme hazard. After he was pulled over, at least 4 paps were swarming Bieb's car.

070612_bieber_ticket_v2_launchBieber's manager, Scooter Braun, tells TMZ, Zine "is just a councilman looking for a headline."  Braun says Justin was cited for going 80 mph and he was being chased by the paparazzi. Braun adds a short time after getting ticketed, the paparazzi resumed their pursuit and Justin called 911.

Law enforcement sources tell us, after Bieber called 911, police caught up to his car and pulled him over again ... along with the paparazzi following him. We're told the cops warned the paparazzi to behave themselves, and everyone was sent on their way.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the CHP is investigating the paparazzi for creating a hazardous situation.


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Has occurred to Bieber's parents that it might do him some good to take responsibility, rather than cast the die for another spoiled, entitled Hollywood brat doomed to destruction. The opportunity to do it right starts yesterday.

838 days ago


Driving a Chrome Car is inviting paparazzi to find you

838 days ago


hope he kills himself and no one else gets hurt from this spoiled little ****ts actions

838 days ago


Bieber should have called cops in the first place. He is blaming the paps for putting others at risk?C'mon,what the fu-- was Justin doing? Being a good samaritan

838 days ago


When you are "famous" and you drive around in a one of a kind car, don't you think you are just asking for attention? Seriously!!! As irresponsible as the paps may have been, so was Justin in driving at crazy speeds trying to avoid them. Want to try to avoid paps? Be a little more discrete about where you are and where you are going!

838 days ago


She needs to get a driver before she really hurts herself or someone else :)

838 days ago


Brat! All of Canada hates you!!!

838 days ago


If he doesn't want the paparazzi following him maybe he should be in a little bit more of a discrete car.

838 days ago


If he wants to live to be 16 he better slow down.

838 days ago


This man-child needs a good smack-down, before he becomes another Linsey Lohan.

838 days ago


If he doesn't want the paparazzi following him...retire.

838 days ago


When you drive around in a car like that, of course people are going to notice you and try to get a pic. If he wanted to stay away from the paps, he needs to drive something that blends in a little. On one hand, the paps shouldn't be allowed to follow you (stalking?), but on the other hand, you shouldn't fly down the freeway to elude them and put innocent lives in danger. That was a very immature reaction on Bieber's part.

838 days ago


isn't "papz following biebs (not tmz)" . . . "video to come" contradictory?

838 days ago

Fat Mike    

You say "video to come". Paying for footage like this is the reason the cameramen are endagering other people's lives.
Leave Bieber alone while she's driving, it's dangerous.

838 days ago


isn't "papz follwing biebs (not tmz)" . . . . "video to come" contradictory?

838 days ago
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