Justin Bieber Detained by U.S. Customs Officials at LAX

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Justin Bieber‘s legal woes may be catching up with him after he was detained in a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol area at LAX upon his return from Asia on Thursday, sources said.


Pop star Justin Bieber, shown at a Clippers game at Staples Center in 2012, was detained by U.S. Customs officials at LAX. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

The 20-year-old pop star was being questioned by officials, but no formal action had yet been taken against the Canadian-born performer, who is facing DUI charges in Miami, was arrested in Toronto and is being investigated in Los Angeles County for vandalism, sources said.

A source cautioned that the delay at Tom Bradley International Terminal is not a formal detention or arrest.

His behavior led to a petition on the White House’s website in January, asking officials to deport him after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence and resisting arrest in Miami Beach.

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