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Justin Bieber Gets March Trial Date in Florida Case

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MIAMI - A trial date has been set for Justin Bieber in Miami for his recent arrest on charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an invalid license.

A Miami-Dade County judge set trial for the three misdemeanors for March 3rd.  Bieber's attorneys have already filed a written plea of not guilty; initial trial dates are often delayed.

The 19-year-old pop star was arrested January 23rd in Miami Beach after what police called an illegal drag race between two exotic sports cars driven by Bieber and R&B singer Khalil Amir Sharieff.  Sharieff was also arrested on a DUI charge.

Breath tests showed Bieber's blood alcohol content below the .02 threshold for underage drivers, but police say a toxicology test detected the presence of marijuana and Xanax in his system.

 

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