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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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31.

boo boo    

Lil Za mad!! Lil Za smash payphone!!

214 days ago
32.

MCSquared    

When are judges going to quick coddling the likes of these ****heads? They laugh at the justice system which is a laugh at everything Americans hold dear..Why would anyone respect the law and each other when they know they will never be held accountable?

214 days ago
33.

Holy moly macaroni     

Any other 18 year old would have paid a much bigger price for this entire mess! Not only have they created problems for people but they've wasted our tax dollars on a bunch of bs!

214 days ago
34.

Lil-za    

Y'all leave me alone!

214 days ago
35.

WUNOTANG-SEXTAPE    

BLAH BLAH BLAH Same old Bull-Sh-- Hollywood should burn to the ground !

214 days ago
36.

WUNOTANG-SEXTAPE    

READ THIS -----My best friends mom makes $82.86 per hr working at the Post Office. Yesterday she shot everyone else that works there. Sense she's the only one left they made her boss. Now she makes $284.00 per hr. The moral of the story is Pee on Kim Kardashian and you'll get to have sex with Joan Rivers!

214 days ago
37.

JackSomeone    

Since when do felonies get wiped from your record?

214 days ago
38.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Not worth $400 but will sure to bill the taxpayers double the amount come the end of the fiscal year to replace the phone.

214 days ago
39.

Linkalope    

Future headlines here... http://www.linkalope.com/bieber-blotter

214 days ago
40.

MaryDtn9    

99% of what we read is Media Lies and Hater Bulling BS.
Love him or hate him “BIEBER SELLS”. SURPRISE!!
JB's real supporters are the Media, Paparazzi, Haters,
Celebs, Judges, Lawyers, Cops, Family, BFFs, Everyone!
All of you talk about BIEBER every day, everywhere!
You own this. You are all responsible for keeping JB
Relevant and Wealthy! Some say JB is worth $150 million.
Your endless support increases his net worth every day.
Any guess who the real DUMMIES are? Oh so funny! LOL

213 days ago
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