Justin Bieber agrees to plea deal to settle charges in Miami Beach incident
Published on Aug 14, 2014 2:55 AM
MIAMI (REUTERS) - Pop star Justin Bieber pleaded guilty to lesser charges on Wednesday to resolve a criminal case brought by Miami Beach police who initially said he was caught drag racing in a Lamborghini under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
The agreement with prosecutors requires the Canadian singer, who was not in court, to attend a 12-hour anger-management class, watch online videos about tragic drunken driving cases and donate US$50,000 (S$62,000) to a children’s charity.
As part of the deal, Bieber pleaded guilty to careless driving, a civil infraction, and resisting an officer without violence, a misdemeanor.
In return, the state dropped a charge of driving under the influence.
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