Bieber drag race trial set

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

Bieber drag race trial set

The March 3 date for the three misdemeanours was set yesterday. Bieber’s lawyers have filed a written plea of not guilty. Initial trial dates are often delayed.

The 19-year-old was arrested on January 23 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 drunk under the influence charge.

Breath tests showed Bieber’s blood alcohol content below the .02 threshold for underage drivers.

Police say a test detected marijuana and Xanax in his system.

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