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Justin Bieber Patted Down in New Miami Beach Arrest Video

Police have released the surveillance video of singer Justin Bieber being processed after his arrest on DUI and resisting arrest charges in Miami Beach last month

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    Police have released the surveillance video of singer Justin Bieber being processed after his arrest on DUI and resisting arrest charges in Miami Beach last month. (Published Friday, Feb 7, 2014)

    Police have released the surveillance video of singer Justin Bieber being processed after his arrest on DUI and resisting arrest charges in Miami Beach last month.

    The video released Thursday shows Bieber removing his shoes, socks and black hoodie before he's patted down by an officer shortly after his Jan. 23 arrest, when authorities said he raced through a Miami Beach neighborhood in a rented Lamborghini, cursed at a police officer as he resisted arrest and admitted to consuming drugs and alcohol.

    The 19-year-old pop star pleaded not guilty to the charges, which also include driving with an expired license.

    Bieber and R&B singer Khalil Amir Sharieff were arrested during what police described as an illegal street drag race between a Lamborghini and a Ferrari. Neither has been charged with drag racing, which is a crime in Florida.

    Police said Bieber cursed repeatedly at a police officer after the 4:09 a.m. traffic stop and acknowledged smoking marijuana, drinking and taking an unknown prescription medication. The Miami Beach Police reports released Wednesday, however, show that Bieber was given four alcohol breath tests, with the first two not usable because of insufficient volume of breath.


    The third test, administered at 5:37 a.m., showed an alcohol reading of .014 and a fourth, at 5:40 a.m., came up at .011. Both are under the .02 limit in Florida for a driver under the legal drinking age of 21. The limit for drivers above that age is .08.

    Police later said a toxicology test detected marijuana and Xanax in his system.

    A March 3 trial date has been set for Bieber.