Bieber surrendered to Toronto police in connection with the assault of a limousine driver back in December.
By H. Nelson Goodson
January 29, 2014
Toronto, Canada - On Wednesday, Justin Drew Bieber, 19, turned himself to Toronto police and was charged with one count of assault in connection with the December 30th beating of a limousine driver, according to a press release from the Toronto Police Service. Police say, Bieber who was one of six passengers on December got into an altercation with limousine driver around 2:30 a.m. and struck the driver several times in the back of his head.
The driver managed to stop the limo and exited, he then called police. When police arrived, Bieber had already fled the scene and police had been investigating the incident since, December.
Bieber is scheduled for a Toronto court hearing on March 10. Police did not release any details, if he posted any bail. Bieber a Canadian national is currently living in Calabasas, California.
He was recently charged in Miami Beach, Florida with one count of driving under the influence (smoking marijuana and taking medication), resisting arrest and driving with a Georgia expired license for six months.
Bieber is also facing felony vandalism charges in California for throwing dozens of eggs at a nieghbor's home causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. He was caught on video audio by the neighbor threatening to throw more eggs. The neighbor released Bieber's audio indicating he was also trespassing when he committed the vandalism.
If convicted in the U.S., Bieber is facing work visa 0-1 revocation and deportation. More than 177,200 petition signers in a White House petition want Bieber deported.The White House petition reads, "We the people of the United States feel that we are being wrongly represented in the world of pop culture. We would like to see the dangerous, reckless, destructive, and drug abusing, Justin Bieber deported and his green card revoked. He is not only threatening the safety of our people but he is also a terrible influence on our nations youth. We the people would like to remove Justin Bieber from our society." It was created on January 23, 2014 and needed 100,000 signatures by February 22 for Obama's administration to respond.