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Justin Bieber out on bail for DUI, resisting arrest charges

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Justin Bieber was arrested after police stopped him for allegedly drag racing his Lamborghini in Miami. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department) Justin Bieber was arrested after police stopped him for allegedly drag racing his Lamborghini in Miami. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)
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Justin Bieber appears in a Miami-Dade County courtroom Thursday after his arrest for DUI. (Source: WSVN/CNN) Justin Bieber appears in a Miami-Dade County courtroom Thursday after his arrest for DUI. (Source: WSVN/CNN)

MIAMI (RNN) - Singer Justin Bieber left a holding facility, got into a black SUV and rode away as several fans cheered him on Thursday, ending his day spent in the custody of law enforcement.

An hour before, he appeared for a hearing in a Dade County courtroom wearing red jail attire. Judge Joseph Farina accepted the bond amount of $2,500 for Bieber, 19.

The man accused of drag racing with the pop star, the singer Khalil, also appeared in court. His bond was set at $1,000 for a DUI charge.

Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martinez said a yellow Lamborghini and red Ferrari were stopped by police at 4:11 a.m. because they were drag racing. He said Bieber, who allegedly drove the Lamborghini, told officers he drank alcohol, smoked marijuana and took prescription medication before driving.

"Mister Bieber, at that point, was not cooperating with the officer's instructions," Martinez said. "The officer asked him to exit the vehicle, he was questioning why he was being stopped. Ultimately, he eventually did step out of the vehicle, would not follow the officer's instructions, and the officer at that time did place Mister Bieber under arrest for resisting without violence."

The police chief said the teen was cooperative once he was brought to the station. Bieber was charged with DUI, resisting arrest without violence and having an invalid driver's license.

The police department's official Twitter account relayed the arrest of "@justinbieber" at 7 a.m.

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A video posted to Instagram by samanthurx74 appears to show Bieber's vehicle driving on the street and again after it is pulled over.

Miami Beach police also tweeted that Khalil was arrested, identifying him as "@CrazyKhalil." The performer sent out a photo on Instagram around 2 a.m. of someone who looks like Bieber in the passenger seat of a yellow Lamborghini with a woman driving.

"U (sic) know bizzle brought that lambo out," Khalil wrote.

Bieber has been spotted around the city of Miami for several days. On Monday, the King of Diamonds strip club owner tweeted the multi-platinum selling artist had stopped by and asked for $75,000 in singles.

Police in nearby Opa-locka are also under investigation for an unauthorized escort of Bieber after he landed at the airport earlier in the week.

He had a recent run-in with law enforcement in California as well. A neighbor accused the singer of egging his house and causing thousands of dollars in damage, which led to Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies executing a search warrant.

The pop star had a meteoric rise to fame after getting discovered on YouTube, where he began posting videos of himself singing at age 12. His fans, known as Beliebers, were estimated to account for three percent of Twitter traffic at one point.

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