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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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1.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

Deportation is the only option left

228 days ago
2.

Just Steve    

So I have to ask...how does it feel to be black now???

228 days ago
3.

sheesh    

Grill him like a cheeseburger!!!!

228 days ago
4.

boo boo    

Wonder how many regular people have been turned away for multiple international "minor" criminal offenses?

228 days ago
5.

devil's advocate    

BREAKING NEWS!!! Justin Bieber reportedly caught taking a piss in the toilet in the men's restroom at the airport where is was flagged and grilled. Customs agents are threatening to issue a citation for using the toilet instead of the urinal. TMZ will have audio of Justin committing the offense and will be posting it soon.

228 days ago
6.

OK    

Deport this clown!

228 days ago
7.

IN MY OPINION    

He's going to drink some more after that grilling session.

228 days ago
8.

lastrebel    

Bieber is too young to understand the ramifications of getting on the feds radar. And it's obvious his management or counsel has not taken the time to "splain it to em".

228 days ago
9.

KARMA K    

HAHA,too funny!

228 days ago
10.

ticallion    

"Bieber is still being grilled by Customs people ... after they searched his plane because they allegedly smelling weed."

These articles are so short, why can't someone proofread them once before they're published?

228 days ago
11.

Nostradamus    

"put through the grinder"
Wait, are we talking about Justin or his weed?

228 days ago
12.

CaKinga    

Go back to canada you piece of ****

228 days ago
13.

DTD    

Good f**k him, every state in the union should board his plane wherever it lands.

228 days ago
14.

Wow ...    

WOW! What was it he said last year about being better than Lilo? I'll go out on a limb here and say he might have more money, but they are a tie for biggest train wreck.

228 days ago
15.

Just Me    

Keep him until after the Super Bowl! ;-)

228 days ago
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