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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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46.

JennA    

Here's why (like it or not) he will NOT get a DUI: 1.) He blew a .014 - yes, I know it seems as though the limit for a 19 year old should be 0.00, but it's not. It's .02 - it has been for some time and it is for all other underage drivers. 2.) The chemical test performed by the police department was a urine screen. A urine test is going to show traces of weed and benzo's (Xanax) in the blood stream much beyond the point of actual impairment. These drugs do disappear from the blood stream as the chemical effects wear off, so they would have needed to have done a blood panel to determine that he was actually impaired at the time of arrest. To my knowledge, this was not done.

208 days ago
47.

Bill Foresman    

The penalties for DUI are pretty much laid out and should be for EVERYONE.

208 days ago
48.

Brial92    

Yeah right like they'll actually put this kid in jail. He'll probably get off

208 days ago
49.

marmar    

Justina justina uufff enough all ready

208 days ago
50.

lastrebel    

Motion to Suppress the evidence due to no evidence of speeding. All evidence gathered after a false stop, should be inadmissable. JMO

208 days ago
51.

The Man They Call Louis    

Forget the trial, either send him to jail or deport him back to Canada. Enough is enough already!!

208 days ago
52.

Everyone just needs to relax...    

The police need to stop harassing young lesbians!

208 days ago
53.

devinheaven    

This. is. awesome. I just bought his mugshot on a mug with all his offenses btw. www(dot)mugshotmugz(dot)com

208 days ago
54.

STFUP    

He won't do any jail time. The best we can hope for is that he'll have to submit to drug testing anyway as part of his probation. Once that's in place, it's only a matter of time.....

208 days ago
55.

LK    

He has enough money . He will buy himself out of this . imo

208 days ago
56.

LK    

#BIEBER MY BALLS

208 days ago
57.

Jordan    

I would laugh if Florida lets White men off for Murdering Black Teenagers, and Beiber is found Guilty of All Charges and has to do Random Drug Testing, Probation, Alcohol Classes and a 30 days in Jail.

208 days ago
58.

Bill5martin    

The prosecutor will lose. The fact two chips led is enough reasonable doubt. Which means they had no reason to pull him over & find out he had drugs in his system. It is like illegal search and seizure. I know ppl who have gotten off larger drug cases over stuff liked this.

208 days ago
59.

Bill5martin    

I hate Swype. I can't say that enough. I am seriously thinking of switching back to BlackBerry. I loved their keyboard.

208 days ago
60.

Bill5martin    

Btw, I hope bieber wins on every count. I can't stand corrupt cops who lie. There are a lot more then ppl think. GMA had a guy on this morning. Cops beat this black guy for no real reason. They said he was resisting and other BS. Unfortunately, for them the whole thing was captured by the dash cams and two were fired and I think facing charges. I live in a place where cops have had done many shady things. They killed as guy wok they thought had s gun, he didn't. There was nothing & many innocent bystanders. The police chief is in front of the cameras more then Phillys police chief.

208 days ago
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