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Lil Za

Gets Big 'Bieber' Break

In Felony Vandalism Case

3/25/2014 9:44 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Lil Za may have just benefited in a BIG way from Justin Bieber's legal woes ... because we've learned his felony vandalism charge for breaking a jail phone will be REDUCED to a misdemeanor.

Za was busted during the search of Bieber's home in January after cops found MDMA (Ecstasy) and Oxycodone.  He was taken to jail where he flew into a rage and broke the jail phone.  For that, he was charged with FELONY vandalism.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the L.A. County D.A. has agreed to reduce the charge to a misdemeanor because they say the phone was not even worth $400 -- and under the law ... vandalizing property worth less than $400 is a misdemeanor.

But here's what's interesting ... TMZ broke the story, we're told the D.A. will not charge Justin Bieber with felony vandalism for the egg throwing incident, and the damage there approached $20K.  It would be pretty difficult to reconcile charging Bieber with a misdemeanor and Za with a felony.

As for Za's drug charge ... we're told the likely disposition will be a drug diversion program, where Za would plead guilty to felony drug possession, but after completing a drug ed course and keeping his nose clean for a year ... the charge would be erased from his record.

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Livvie     

So hanger on dorks get breaks now too? Lame...

119 days ago
17.

chicago_animal     

Who IS this guy?!

119 days ago
18.

royalredus    

Little known fact. Lil Za's first name is Pete. Pete Za.

119 days ago
19.

Chris    

Tough guy breaks a phone? What a bad ass! if he spent 5 minutes in a Level Four California prison, he'd wish he died, which the inmates would gladly help him with. These punks have no clue what the real world is like.

119 days ago
20.

indaknow    

Lil Za = Lil Penus

119 days ago
21.

Raiderette831    

No justice. Not surprised

119 days ago
22.

PG    

Who?

119 days ago
23.

fifithepoodle    

No justice.a slap on the wrist

119 days ago
24.

She's baaaack    

This is why I can't wait for this little fcuker and all of his minions to fall and fall big and fall ugly. Why are these little bas.tards above the law? That little prlck is a god**** foreigner. I can't help but wish ill on him because apparently he lives a very charmed life. Little fcuker.

119 days ago
25.

CT    

We all know the D.A. took a huge bribe if it was one of us it would be a felony and jail time.

119 days ago
26.

Lil-za    

I'm having a lil get together at biebers old crib.. Sizzurp is all on me , just bring the pills folk since patties mallet isn't supplying them to me anymore....

119 days ago
27.

Jan    

The media needs to stop making heros out of these singers and movie stars that OD. They died because they y chose drugs over life should be the message to their fans. Bieber is on the fast track of to OD.

119 days ago
28.

Teresa andrews    

I've only heard of this guy in connection to Bieber. What does he do? Is he a rapper? Actor?

119 days ago
29.

QueenB    

Bottom Feeder..

119 days ago
30.

Curtis    

There just a bunch of kids

119 days ago
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