Bieber's Penalty for DUI Arrest: Anger Classes

State attorney: this was 'rash, juvenile-type conduct'
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 14, 2014 12:33 AM CDT
Updated Aug 14, 2014 8:13 AM CDT
This Jan. 23, 2014, file photo made available by the Miami Beach Police Dept. shows Justin Bieber at the police station in Miami Beach, Fla.   (AP Photo/Miami Beach Police Dept., File)
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(Newser) – What's Justin Bieber's punishment for his DUI arrest back in January? Anger management classes, apparently. The singer pleaded guilty to resisting arrest and careless driving, rather than to the initial DUI charge. In exchange, he'll sit through 12 hours of anger management classes, donate $50,000 to a children's charity, and meet with people whose lives were affected by drunk driving, the Guardian and ABC News report. Oh, and "the Immigration and Naturalization Service will consider this conviction in any deportation decision," the agreement states. The state attorney called Bieber's behavior "some rash, juvenile-type conduct" and said (somewhat optimistically, in our opinion) that the consequences "should provide a pathway toward adult responsibility."

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