News

Justin Bieber’s behind-bars video shows star after arrest

Justin Bieber’s behind-bars video shows star after arrest

BIEBER'S ARREST: About 10 hours of "must see TV" have been released documenting Justin Bieber's arrest and booking. Photo: Associated Press

justin
MUGGING FOR THE CAMERA: Justin Bieber’s mugshot from his January arrest.

CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer

MIAMI (AP) — Video of Justin Bieber made at a South Florida police station after his January arrest shows him walking unsteadily during a sobriety test.

Miami-Dade County prosecutors released about 10 hours of video Wednesday, only a few moments of which depicted Beiber. In one clip, Beiber wavers as he tries to walk heel to toe, then stumbles slightly as he turns and appears to have his arms out for balance.

The video was sought by The Associated Press and other media organizations under Florida’s public records law.

PHOTOS: Justin Bieber through the years | WATCH: Orange is the new Bieber

Attorneys for the 19-year-old singer persuaded a judge to withhold four clips depicting Bieber urinating in a cup for a drug test.

Bieber has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence, resisting arrest and invalid-license charges following his Jan. 23 arrest.

More Bieber jail video may stay under wraps

Bieber’s wobbly walk during a South Florida sobriety test isn’t the only thing police video captured after his January arrest on driving under the influence and other charges. But it’s unclear if the remaining clips will be released.

Bieber’s attorneys raised no objections to the roughly 10 hours of video released Wednesday following public records requests by The Associated Press and other news organizations. They have argued to a judge that police video of the 19-year-old pop singer urinating into a cup for a drug test invades his privacy.

Miami-Dade County Judge William Altfield plans to review the withheld video privately and have a hearing next week on whether any portions will be released.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

Fresh
dolly

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

in Music

Michael Stipe offered up as garage sale bargain

Michael Stipe attends the "Young Ones" premiere at the Landmark Sunshine on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in New York.

Watch Former R.E.M. star Michael Stipe star in a skit to mark the end of TV host Stephen Colbert's late-night show.

in Music

Jill Scott to be honored at Essence Black Women in Music event

Singer Jill Scott poses for a photo in the pressroom at the Essence Festival at the Superdome on Friday, July 5, 2013, in New Orleans.

Jill Scott has been named a special honoree at Essence magazine’s annual Black Women in Music event.

in Entertainment

Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

nightatthemuseum

The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

in Music

Usher will skip cash giveaway during U.K. shows

Superstar singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor Usher Raymond performs in concert on The UR Experience Tour at Philips Arena on December 9, 2014, in Atlanta.

Usher will abandon his onstage trick of handing out cash to audience members when he takes his latest tour to the U.K. because of safety concerns.