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Justin Bieber

D.A. Tells Egging Victim

Singer Should be Charged with FELONY

5/9/2014 1:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The prosecutor who has been investigating the Justin Bieber egging case has told the victim ... "If this isn't felony vandalism, nothing is."

The neighbor tells TMZ ... the deputy D.A. in the Van Nuys office that was assigned the case called Justin's former Calabasas neighbor last week, and made his view clear ... a mere misdemeanor charge would be outrageous.  We're told the deputy said, "If we don't charge him with a felony we ruin precedent for every other felony case we want to charge."

TMZ broke the story, Justin allegedly egged the neighbor's house in January. We posted a video in which you hear the singer goading the neighbor in the middle of the attack.  We also reported cops have surveillance video clearly showing Justin smack in the middle of the scene at the time of the egging.  

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The neighbor and his 13-year-old daughter say they were face-to-face with Bieber during the attack, and saw him clearly.  The neighbor has submitted bills totaling $20K to repair the damage.

The case has dragged on for months.  We're told the deputy D.A. told the neighbor the file has now been sent downtown where it's being reviewed "at the highest level."  We're assuming D.A. Jackie Lacey herself will make the final call.

Sources say the office has been split over whether to charge Bieber with a misdemeanor or a felony, but the guy who handled the case has a clear view ... it's a FELONY.

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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Bieber is going down faster than he does alone in a room with Floyd Mayweather

165 days ago
2.

Zombie Whitney Houston    

What's up with Bieber's hair in that pic? He looks like a 12 year old wearing a bad toupee.

165 days ago
3.

jackmama311    

is his mustache still on backorder?

165 days ago
4.

kali    

Its eggs ffs

165 days ago
5.

Stiletto    

This DA has been bought off...this is akin to going after 1st degree murder charges in an obvious manslaughter case.


Without the ability to find the defendant guilty on a lesser charge, a jury will acquit at worst...or be a hung jury at best.


Overcharging a case is either arrogance, a rookie mistake...or bought & paid for strategy by the defendant.

165 days ago
6.

LDB    

bitchboy needs his ass kicked

165 days ago
7.

Greg    

This ladies and gentleman is what's wrong with our US judicial system. A felony for throwing eggs? Serious jail time? That's ridiculous. Pay for the damages, a little extra for compensation and be done with it.

165 days ago
8.

CT    

Deportation time :)

165 days ago
9.

lowie    

He's such a prick

165 days ago
10.

redneck-girl    

Where is shovel girl when you need her?

165 days ago
11.

Phil    

He should be charged with making a bad omelette.

165 days ago
12.

JesusSaves    

$20,000 in damages? Really? How is that possible????

165 days ago
13.

weezer    

If the little punk had just apologized and paid for the damages none of this ridiculous time and money would have been wasted in the precious court system.

165 days ago
14.

notalawyer    

The only sentence that should be handed down is LIFE without Parole...

165 days ago
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Good riddance!    

Eggs damage surfaces badly and it's the cost of the repairs that put it into the felony range.

165 days ago
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