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Justin Bieber

Atlanta Move Could Land Him in PRISON

2/18/2014 10:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Justin Bieber'
s plan to move to Atlanta may be the worst decision he's made in years -- and that's really saying something -- because it could land him behind bars FOR YEARS.

TMZ broke the story ... Bieber now has his mind set on buying an estate in Atlanta and living there part time. 

Here's the problem ... and it's a big one.  In Georgia, possession of a tiny bit of weed is a misdemeanor that can land you in jail for 1 year.  And, if it's more than an ounce, it becomes a FELONY and the maximum penalty is A DECADE BEHIND BARS.

By contrast ... in California 28.5 grams of pot or less is like a traffic ticket.  And more than 28.5 grams is just a misdemeanor with the max penalty of 6 months in county jail. 

Also in California, you can avoid criminal prosecution altogether by simply getting a medical marijuana card.  There's no such thing in Georgia.

As for sizzurp ... in Georgia even a tiny bit of unprescribed codeine can land you in prison for 15 YEARS.

In California ... a little sizzurp is a felony, but the maximum punishment is 3 years.

Short story ... Justin may be making a colossal mistake.

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bart    

Please I hope he does move to Atlanta so he is some guys boy toy in prison.

212 days ago
107.

Craig    

Good ...hope so....prison just what he needs....No one else will kick him in the a** ......

212 days ago
108.

The Man They Call Louis    

Let him move to Atlanta so they can bust him finally...lol

212 days ago
109.

UNLEVINED HARVEY    

most successful wigger ever!!

212 days ago
110.

cabuchholz73    

Hey TMZ as usual you all the facts wrongs, those are the laws for Non-celebrities.

212 days ago
111.

CLuv    

That boy will become a man in prison!!! He will become black by injection!!! He will really need those diaper pants after a stint in the big house!!!

212 days ago
112.

MjR    

I think moving to Georgia is a Wonderful Idea for him and his entourage ...Go Ahead Bieber I want to hear about you becoming a inmates Georgia Peach!

211 days ago
113.

Jokoya    

tmz is so full of **** its laughable and i pity the stupid adults who read these lies and cronic bull****

211 days ago
114.

TacoPicker    

No, move to GA. Please.

211 days ago
115.

Nobody Special    

There was a Guy from Canada called Drake and he calls himself Drizzle.

There was a Guy from Canada called Bieber and he calls himself Bizzle.

There must be a certain Rap protocol that assigns you a ridiculous name to be part of the Club.

Nobody told The Beaver that Bizzle means "BlTCH" in Prison. Like the receiver on bottom type BlTCH.

211 days ago
116.

YoBabyMommaLuvMe!    

I think Charlie Sheen should adopt Bieber and start a reality show on Fox based in Atl..... That would be hot!!!

211 days ago
117.

YoBabyMommaLuvMe!    

I think Charlie Sheen should adopt Bieber and start a reality show in Atlanta......Magic City will never be the same

211 days ago
118.

Truly29    

I completely agree that Justin might not know what he's getting himself into. Georgia is such an aggressive state. Not mentioning all the non drug related offenses that he could violate that lands him on probation, or violation of probation, since probation in ga isn't always monetary. This will be interesting to see what develops!

211 days ago
119.

Toolittlelove    

Instead of trying to decide what he is, or is not doing every second of the day, why don't we take his hint and bring it back to the music. #babyto1billion
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kffacxfA7G4

211 days ago
120.

RobinD323    

let him go to ATL. I can't wait for the little drug addict to suffer Georgia's laws. The mounties are waiting for Beiber to hit town. We need some new park benches and a few water fountains downtown..of course, at the expense of Justin. It's time he got popped for all of his illegal drugging. Trying to be someone's hero when he's truly a zero...FACT! The ATL. will eat him up and spit him OUT!

211 days ago
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