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11 Things Justin Bieber Wasn't Arrested For... But Should've Been

Drugs on his tour bus, public urination, battery and beyond: Here are the incidents where the pop star maybe-kinda-shoulda been arrested

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Justin's Crimes Against Decency

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 02: Justin Bieber performs at the Barclays Center on August 2, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York
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Yeah, yeah, yeah, we all know Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI and drag racing on Thursday, January 23. And after a destructive 2013—defined by everything from an alleged brothel visit to cultural insensitivity—some see this as a long-coming wake-up call for the pop superstar.

Given his multiple run-ins with the law, it's miraculous that Biebs has managed to avoid the PoPo for so long. Here are 11 instances where Bieber could've gotten into trouble but managed to get off the hook. Even though he maybe, kinda, shoulda faced some consequences. 

Speaking of consequences, some haters are demanding the U.S. government deport Bieber, but that would only be possible under certain circumstances given his special "arts" visa. 

The dude's going through a rough-ass time, but he still has his father, manager and friends standing by him. And don't forget the fact that Bieber can actually be a stand-up guy by checking out his seven most saintly moments of 2013.

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Animal Abuse

Photo Credit: Justin Bieber/Instagram

While travelling to Germany for his Believe tour, Bieber's ultra-adorable, 14-week-old pet monkey Mally was seized by customs after the singer couldn't provide the proper paperwork. The chimp was quarantined in the country, but Bieber pushed on with the tour and left her behind. Days later, a rep for animal protection group, Animal Public, declared, "Mally is only 14 weeks old. Separating her from her mother and taking a living, cuddly toy on tour can only be described as animal cruelty."

Bieber owed several thousand euros for leaving Lil' Mally and now the animal is living a northern German zoo. Poor, poor Mally. 

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Disturbing the Peace

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 17:  Justin Bieber arrives at the 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards at MuchMusic HQ on June 17, 2012 in Toronto,
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The pop star literally ruined Christmas for millions of fans with one tweet on Christmas Eve: "My beloved Beliebers, I'm officially retiring." 

No official accounts of Bieber causing a disruption in peace were documented, but we're positive there were thousands of fangirls in tears while they opened their Xmas gifts.

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Public Urination

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 11: Musician Justin Bieber performs onstage during Hot 99.5's Jingle Ball 2012, presented by Charle
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During a night out with his friends in July of 2013, Justin decided that the best place to relieve himself was the mop bucket in the middle of a nightclub kitchen. TMZ caught the lewd act on tape, and you can see Bieber peeing just feet from where food is prepared. Gross! 

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Vandalism

TACLOBAN, LEYTE, PHILIPPINES - DECEMBER 10: Justin Bieber arrives as he visits typhoon affected people in San Jose Elementary
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The "Baby" singer is still a "named suspect" in a horrific late-night egging incident from earlier this month. Bieber's neighbor told told E! he heard "something hitting the house, like rocks and things crashing into the window." The unnamed homeowner allegedly identified the pop star and called the sheriff. 

Blake Shelton offered the best take on the situation: "Justin Bieber egging the neighbor?! That's just lame. You're supposed to put a burning sack of sh-t on their porch and ring the doorbell!!"

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Indecent Exposure

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It didn't matter whether he was shuffling through the airport or chilling with Grandma, Bieber let a lot of himself hang out this year. From pants that sagged so low he might as well just be wearing underwear and never, ever, ever donning a shirt, Bieber never missed an opportunity to showcase his buff bod even when straddling the line of indecent exposure.

In fact, we documented all the weirdest and most random places he went topless last year

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Flag Desecration

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 09: Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs at Antonio Vespucio Liberti Stadium on November
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When Justin Bieber dragged an Argentinian flag offstage during a concert in Buenos Aires, South American fans were pissed. Bieber apologized for the incident, tweeting, "Heard about what is going on with me down in Argentina and I'm shocked. I love Argentina and have had some of the best shows of my tour there." 

According to Argentinian law, public desecration of the national flag could lead to up to four years of imprisonment. But we're going to go out on a limb and say arresting Bieber the next time he returns to Argentina is low on the government's "To Do" list.

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Drugs on His Tour Bus

BOSTON, MA - JULY 20: Justin Bieber performs at TD Banknorth Garden on July 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Bria
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Nine days before his own arrest, rapper Lil Za left Bieber's home in handcuffs for having illegal drugs in plain sight. But it wasn't the first time the "Boyfriend" singer was caught with drugs in his circle.

In April 2013, Swedish police found a "small amount of drugs" on his tour bus. Then in July, coppers discovered marijuana on the bus at the U.S.-Canada border. Bieber was not on the bus when either were found, so hey, for all we know, Bieber's never seen the stuff in his life!

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Treason

Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert as part of his "I Believe" tour at the Palais Omnisport de Paris-Berc
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After peeing into a mop bucket in a nightclub kitchen (classy!), Bieber pointed to a photo of Bill Clinton and said, "F-ck Bill Clinton!" We're pretty sure Biebs was maybe a little tipsy at that point, but still, way to talk about the former leader of the free world! Justin did chat with Clinton after the event and tweeted, "Thanks for taking the time to talk Mr. President. Your words mean a lot. #greatguy"

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Alleged Brothel Visit

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - OCTOBER 19: Justin Bieber performs at Coliseo de Puerto Rico on October 19, 2013 in San Juan, Puerto
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Justin Bieber was allegedly seen exiting a brothel in Rio de Janeiro in late 2013. Though the "Confident" singer never opened up about the big night, a video surfaced of Biebs sleeping that was reportedly shot by Tatiana Neves Barbosa, who offered fans the following scoop: "He looks great naked."

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Weapon Possession

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 03: Justin Bieber performs at the Verizon Center on August 3, 2013 in the Washington, DC.  (Photo by
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Along with a "small amount of drugs," police also found a stun gun on Justin Bieber's tour bus in April 2013. That would have been totally fine if he was at home in California, but stun guns are prohibited in Sweden, where Bieber was pulled over. Whoops. 

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Battery

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 31: Singer Justin Bieber performs on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve at CBS studios on Decembe
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During a very stormy March of 2013—his ex, Selena Gomez, talked smack on Letterman, he canceled some concerts and went to the hospital—Justin Bieber was also accused of battery by a neighbor. Though no charges were officially filed, battery can result in jail time, which is definitely something you don't want to get involved with. 

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