CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 2013 |
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department continued to investigate allegations that Justin Bieber threatened and spat on a Calabasas neighbor, officials said. The neighbor filed a battery complaint, and the sheriff's department will decide whether there is enough evidence to ask prosecutors to file charges against the pop star. It's unclear when a decision will be made. Sheriff's detectives are also looking into complaints that Bieber and his entourage drove at excessive speeds through his neighborhood, authorities said.
December 13, 2012 |
Justin Bieber was the target of a bizarre plot designed to kill the superstar and, according to some reports, deprive him of part of his anatomy. A plan to kidnap and castrate the pop star at a Madison Square Garden performance last month in New York has been foiled by authorities, a variety of media outlets, including the New York Post, TMZ, ABC News, Fox News, the Associated Press and local television stations in New Mexico, reported. Reports of the foiled plot were first published on Wednesday and have taken on a life of their own, propelled through the 24-hour news cycle.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 2013 |
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials were releasing little information about an investigation into whether Justin Bieber committed battery against his neighbor in Calabasas. Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore decline to describe the allegation against Bieber, saying the alleged assault did not involve "physical touching. " He would not elaborate. Sheriff's deputies arrived on the block where Bieber lives in Calabasas at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday to investigate the neighbor's allegations of battery and threats by Bieber, Whitmore said.
January 24, 2014 |
Wondering where the grown-ups are in Justin Bieber's life? Well, his dad was with him Thursday, but in the wake of the singer's arrest on suspicion of DUI, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license in Miami, manager Scooter Braun has briefly commented. "Been a long day," Braun said on Twitter late Thursday. "Bottom line is we are defined by how we handle adversity. Be there when it counts. Love fully in good times and bad. " Previously, he'd addressed a tweet directly to 19-year-old Bieber: "@justinbieber love you and i will act in the manner of someone who truly cares.
April 23, 2013 |
Justin Bieber just can't seem to hold on to his pets. There was the snake, and the hamster, and now there's Mally, his confiscated capuchin monkey, which he may be abandoning in Germany in hopes that the critter will find an appropriate, loving home - like a zoo or a rescue center for primates. The shelter that's been taking care of Mally said Tuesday that it had received emails, supposedly from Camp Bieber, suggesting that the monkey might be better off if he were taken in by a facility in his current homeland. "Our team is looking into the idea of placing Mally at a zoo in Germany.
January 30, 2014 |
A toxicology report released after Justin Bieber's spate of legal troubles has revealed that the pop star had weed and prescription meds in his system when he was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., last week, according to reports out Thursday. The 19-year-old, who turned himself in to Toronto police on Wednesday in connection with a Dec. 29 assault incident involving a limo driver, tested positive for THC and Alprazolam, a key ingredient in anti-anxiety drugs such as Xanax, TMZ reported , posting the results of the screening online.
November 13, 2012 |
Young lovers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber have reportedly split up, due to the conflicting demands of their busy careers. [Los Angeles Times] The news broke on the day Gomez was being honored as one of Glamour's Women of the Year at a fete in New York's Carnegie Hall, where Ethan Hawke presented her with the Independent Spirit Award. Among other honorees were actress Lena Dunham, photographer Annie Liebovitz, J. Crew's Jenna Lyons and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
February 26, 2014 |
Wearing bright orange shoes and sticking his arms out to help steady himself, Justin Bieber stumbled at least twice during a toe-the-line sobriety test at a Miami Beach jail. The video from a jail surveillance camera was among the few scenes that captured Bieber, according to media reports, among 10 hours of video footage released Wednesday by the Miami Beach Police Department. Evidence in criminal cases is public record in Florida once turned over to the defense. Media covering the 19-year-old pop singer's DUI case requested the video's release.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 2014 |
Prosecutors have asked for further investigation into accusations that pop star Justin Bieber egged his neighbor's house in Calabasas, causing $20,000 in damage, a spokeswoman for the L.A. County district attorney's office said Tuesday. Authorities have been investigating allegations Bieber threw eggs at his neighbor's home in the 25000 block of Prado del Grandioso, causing the damage, this month. Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office, said the request for more investigation came during an informal review of the case thus far. Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Bieber's home Jan. 15 in response to the allegations, during which eight people, including the singer, were detained.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 2013 |
Though Justin Bieber's camp denies he was driving the vehicle, police say they have two witnesses who saw the pop singer behind the wheel of his Ferrari when neighbors claim it sped through their gated Calabasas neighborhood over the weekend. Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson was outside with his daughter and another resident was taking trash out when they saw Bieber driving, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore said. Authorities are considering a possible misdemeanor reckless-driving charge against the teen entertainer.