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Justin Bieber

FLAGGED By Customs

Because of Criminal Charges

1/31/2014 5:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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update_graphic_red_barWe're told Bieber has just been released by Custom's officials ... after 5-hours of heavy grilling. 
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Justin Bieber
was flagged by U.S. Customs officials when he landed in New Jersey this afternoon because he has 2 pending criminal cases ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

Bieber is still being grilled by Customs people ... after they searched his plane because they allegedly smelled weed.  The search turned up nothing. 

We're told -- as a result of the Patriot Act -- Customs officials have broad power to flag people coming in from another country when they have an active criminal case or a conviction.  Justin currently has an assault case in Canada and a DUI case in Miami Beach.

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Sources say Bieber is being "put through the grinder" right now by Customs folks.  As one source said, "Once you're flagged it's a grueling process to get in the country."

It's almost certain Justin will eventually be cleared to leave Teterboro Airport because both alleged offenses are minor.

As we first reported ... Justin flew there for the Super Bowl.

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136.

Heidi    

"grilling"? Awwww, come on now. They found nada' on the plane; nada' on any passenger including the infamous JB; had dogs; numerous others searching & still come up with an empty cart.... What's the best way to make it look good? Keep JB & say you're 'grilling' him while in reality they're most likely listening to him talk & can't wait to run home to either tell their family members who they had pizza with today & probably aquiring agents with the possibility of writing a book....... GIVE ME A BREAK!

262 days ago
137.

matt    

people, please sign my petition to deport justin bieber! http://wh.gov/lR9IP i need more signatures please sign it!

262 days ago
138.

abigail garcia    

NO SABEN COMO LOS ODIO!

262 days ago
139.

laffnbear    

His sycophants will have a hard time spinning this.
The little twerp has some sort of learning disability, he can't learn anything from his "mistakes."
Now the pigeons are coming home to roost.

262 days ago
140.

Miamivic    

He's going to the Super Bowl but he better be ready for the crowd reaction if his smug face is plastered on the Jumbotron.

262 days ago
141.

Miamivic    

If they were to go as far as sniffing fingers & smelling ur breath, all culprits smoking would have been ID'd

262 days ago
142.

Gonepostl    

When is this law breaking, problem causing, non-citizens, no talent punk going to be deported? How many chances does he get because he's rich and 12 yr old boys and girls "love" him?

262 days ago
143.

MissAnn47    

JustinB. /#noflylist? Is this what happens when you get 200,00 names on a petition to White House?

259 days ago
144.

AwkwardCheerios    

Depressed. Broken. He has tried to OD. He has wanted to end it all. All he wants is to be accepted. But society doesn't care. Rumors after rumors. He has been ridiculed for years. When he finally reaches his breaking point, he's the bad guy now. The people who taunted him can't take responsibility for what they did to him, and end up denying it or blaming it on innocent others. Words are powerful they have the ability to create beautiful moments or completely destroy them. How many more school shootings and suicides need to happen before people realize hate solves nothing, if you have nothing nice to say then don't say anything at all. We're all humans with great amount of pressure on us. When someone's hurting be there. We could all use a little more compassion. More compassion, understanding, and tolerance we need to have for one another less judgment and critique.

247 days ago
145.

michelle69    

JUSTIN BIEBER CAN IGNORE ALL COMMON COURTESIES. PEE IN FLOOR MOP BUCKETS. VIOLATE FAA RULES. DRAG RACE ACCELERATION AND CONSTANT SPEED 136MPH. XANAX WEED CODEINE. UNDERWEAR ON OUTSIDE IN PUBLIC. BROTHELS HOOKERS ESCORTS GIVING STD TO MODELS. PEEING IN ASPEN IN PUBLIC. SKATEBOARD AT BARS. EGGS. AND SO ON ENDLESS FOR MONTHS. PITY PARTY POOR JUSTIN BIEBER CANADIAN BLACK WHITE RAPPER. POOR CHILD. BOO HOO HOO. That white house petition is useless. Prez Borack Oh Bama has photos of him hugging and shaking hands with JUSTIN BIEBER at Christmas. Borack makes $400K per year JB $50M. Borack net worth $12M JB $160M. JB richer than any world leader. Michelle Oh Bama is JB black rapper mama giving advice. Petition signatures of 250,000 or more given the facts above are useless with no deportation possible ever. Borack and michelle want jobs in two years so Justin Bieber Bizzle Sizzle Fizzle is safe in good hands. Nobody can touch JB. Free to pee in any white house mop bucket. JB to own two $12M homes. Borack michelle live free in a white house. FACTS. LOL.

243 days ago
146.

sonny    

stick my finger up his ass

165 days ago
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