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Justin Bieber

GOING TO TRIAL

In DUI Case

2/25/2014 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Justin Bieber
and Miami Beach prosecutors will NOT strike a plea deal in his DUI case ... and sources connected with the case say a trial is now almost certain.

TMZ broke the story ... prosecutors are offering a no contest plea to reckless driving, with strings attached ... notably Justin must submit to random drug testing for 6 to 9 months.  Sources connected with Bieber say they will NOT accept any plea that has probationary terms ... especially drug testing.

Now law enforcement sources tell us ... they will not deal if Justin does not agree to random drug testing ... period.  As a result, both sides are at an impasse.

With a plea deal all but off the table, a trial is likely.  Law enforcement sources acknowledge there are problems with the arresting officers ... the fact that he may have lied when he said he smelled alcohol on Justin's breath (he blew a .014).  And another cop claimed Justin was drag racing (at 27 MPH).

Nonetheless ... we're told prosecutors are not afraid of trying the case.  And Justin's famed lawyer, Roy Black, is ready for a courtroom battle.

At stake -- Justin could be tried for 3 offenses ... DUI, resisting arrest, and driving on an expired license.  Worst case scenario -- 2 1/2 years in jail.

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209 COMMENTS

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31.

nick    

Shot the pstence of shoot is a cencored word?

205 days ago
32.

nick    

Tmz...there is a story of a police officer punching a black guy in the gead and telling him to stop resisting and stop trying to take his gun away, while the black guy's hand was up in the air over his head the entire time....the whole thing was caught on the police car video

205 days ago
33.

nick    

Tmz....post the story of the cops who beat up a black guy and falsified their report knowing they were being recorded on the police car's dash car dashcam....

205 days ago
34.

Chaps    

Pop that lil Btich!

205 days ago
35.

the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Deport.

205 days ago
36.

nightshade    

Oh i wish but it wont happen :(

205 days ago
37.

Luna    

I wish these celebs would commit these crimes in states like Texas or Pennsylvania. They'd be. Thrown in jail and forced to serve their full sentence. None of this early release and probation crap like in California .

205 days ago
38.

Natosha    

He will most definitely skate on the reckless driving charge because the tattler proves his speed at the time of the arrest. He won't get out of the other two. Video shows him clearly resisting. The DUI is still a DUI because he is underage. There is zero tolerance for underage DUI any amount of alcohol is a chargeable offense. Just because they are refuting he "reeked" of booze doesn't mean the cops couldn't smell it. You can smell any amount when you're not around it constantly. I don't care if he gets jail or not. I do however want to see a conviction. He gets away with all this he will just continue to go on as if he is about everyone and is invincible. The more he gets away with it the more he is going to do it. The risks will get worse and worse till he either seriously hurts or kills himself and or others.

205 days ago
39.

dark    

He won't get jail time due to overcrowding since he isn't a violent offender.

205 days ago
40.

tenley    

Hit toxicology report has been leaked -- he had pot and prescription pills in his system. That's a DUI right there.

205 days ago
41.

HngBlkBtm    

My Sisters Husbands Girlfriends Baby Mama Cousin on Tay Tay side make $2.00 an hour at the mall down by the railroad track over where me and my Mama stay at with her baby Daddy Mama Sister.

205 days ago
42.

Umanyways    

Wonder what punishment would happen if he wasn't a little famous white boy..

205 days ago
43.

SoManyIdiots    

If he's convicted of DUI, he will still have drug and alcohol monitoring. Little punk better re-think his strategy.

205 days ago
44.

BellaJ    

He's not going to get convicted. If I were him I would reject the plea deal too. I'm not a JB fan it's more that these cops didn't use proper facts when arresting him. The worst thing they can get him for is driving on an expired license but I imagine his lawyer is going to put the cops credibility through the ringer & in the end JB walks with no punishment! Remember all the times blowhan walked and she didn't have cops making stuff up!

205 days ago
45.

Mary    

Any chance we will get our best case scenario - deportation????

205 days ago
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