Justin Bieber Pleads Guilty to Assault & Careless Driving


Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty to assault and careless driving charges resulting from a collision near his hometown of Stratford, Ont.

A lawyer for Bieber confirmed a dangerous driving charge that was laid in the case has been dropped.

via CBC:

Lawyer Seith Weinstein confirmed that a sentence of an absolute discharge on the assault charge and a $750 fine for the careless driving charge has been agreed on in the case.

Bieber had been arrested and charged in the case in August last year after a collision between a minivan and an ATV in a rural area northeast of Stratford.

A lawyer for the singer had said Bieber was on a “peaceful retreat” at the time with Selena Gomez — his on-again, off-again girlfriend — when it was disrupted by paparazzi.

Ontario Provincial Police had said the driver of the ATV and an occupant of the minivan “engaged in a physical altercation.”

$750? Must be nice to be privileged.

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