Posted: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
By Elisabeth Kramer
Update (11:30 a.m. PT):
Justin Bieber’s bud Lil Za has been arrested on a felony drug possession charge at the Biebs’ house, reports TMZ. No details yet on what type of drugs are connected to the charge.
Original story (10:28 a.m. PT):
We hope Justin Bieber didn’t have any plans this morning. TMZ reports the 19-year-old pop star got an early wake-up call courtesy of the Los Angeles County Police Department.
Eleven patrol cars (and a battering ram) reportedly arrived at Bieber’s home shortly after 8 a.m. on January 14. Once there, they executed a search warrant tied to that egg-throwing report from last week.
Sources tell TMZ the officers are “looking for any evidence” that ties Justin to the egging of his next door neighbor’s house; they’ve already reviewed the TMZ video of the vandalism, which is too dark to make out who threw the eggs but does include the voice of the likely perpetrator.
Somehow or other the vandalism adds up to a felony search warrant, says TMZ, with police paying special attention to anything that could be related to the incident including surveillance video from Justin’s house and any “other eggs in the house.”
Potentially more troublesome for the Biebs than a fresh carton, however, is TMZ’s claim that if the cops find anything else illegal during the course of their search, “it’s fair game.”
As of 8:26 a.m. PT, TMZ reports deputies had detained Justin in his garage while they conducted the search. Details to come as we get them.