July 16, 2014 10:00 am

Bieber DUI hearing postponed 3 weeks

Justin Bieber, pictured in March 2013.

Francois Mori / The Associated Press

MIAMI — There’s been another delay for pop star Justin Bieber on Florida charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest.

Prosecutors and Bieber’s attorney told a judge at a hearing Wednesday they need three more weeks to determine whether the case goes to trial or is resolved with a plea deal. Another hearing was set Aug. 5 for the 20-year-old singer.

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Bieber was arrested Jan. 23 in Miami Beach after what police described as an illegal street race between Bieber and a friend.

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Alcohol breath tests found Bieber’s level below the 0.02 limit for underage drivers but urine tests showed the presence of marijuana and an anti-anxiety drug. Bieber was also charged with driving on an expired license.

Bieber did not attend the hearing.

 

 

 

 

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