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Could Justin Bieber be deported if charged, convicted of pelting eggs?
Global News ^ | JANUARY 17, 2014 | John R. Kennedy

Posted on 01/18/2014 2:40:49 PM PST by rickmichaels

TORONTO — Media outlets are reporting Canadian pop star Justin Bieber could be deported from the U.S. if convicted of felony vandalism in connection with an alleged egg attack on a neighbour’s house — but are they getting the facts scrambled?

“Bieber could be sent packing to Canada if convicted of felony after vicious egg attack on neighbour’s house,” declared the UK’s Daily Mail.

“Justin Bieber’s Egg-Throwing Police Probe Dilemma: Possible Felony Conviction Could See Pop Star Deported Back to Canada!,” screamed RadarOnline.

“Justin Bieber bust could mean jail time, deportation if convicted,” Fox News reported.

Not so fast.

First, the 19-year-old Ontario-born singer hasn’t been charged in connection with the alleged egg attack that caused a reported $20,000 in damage.

Although police egg-secuted a search warrant on Bieber’s Calabasas mansion on Tuesday, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Lt. David Thompson said the pop star was “not arrested nor exonerated.”

Secondly, while it’s true the penalty for felony vandalism — defined in California as vandalism causing more than $400 damage — is up to three years in prison, it is not likely cops will be carton him off to jail.

It is more likely Bieber, as a first-time offender, would simply be ordered to pay restitution and put on probation. In other words, a judge would omelette him go.

So what if, worst-case scenario, Bieber is charged, convicted and sentenced to time behind bars?

“It turns out he could be forced back to his chilly homeland,” Fox News reported. (Whoa! It’s not always chilly in Canada.)

It’s true that Bieber — who’s in the U.S. on a work visa — could be deported if convicted of a crime “of moral turpitude” within five years of admission to the U.S. if the government finds the crime involved “an element of intentional or reckless infliction of harm to persons or property.”

Deportations are a civil matter, though, and Bieber would be able to fight it. The government is unlikely to bother trying to send a world-famous pop star packing.

Besides, a Bieber deportation would evidently divide a nation:


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1 posted on 01/18/2014 2:40:49 PM PST by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels
No deport; this instead:


3 posted on 01/18/2014 2:45:45 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: rickmichaels; GeronL; Revolting cat!

Using the standard held for Mexicans here illegally, Justine could come back even if he was charged/convicted of drunk driving, being a sexual predator, making a terrorist threat, etc.


4 posted on 01/18/2014 2:48:06 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: carriage_hill

A bit harsh, doncha think?


5 posted on 01/18/2014 2:48:21 PM PST by Maceman
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To: rickmichaels

That would be sweet. The kid’s a little smart a** pr***.


6 posted on 01/18/2014 2:54:22 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Maceman

A bit harsh, doncha think?
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Bear in mind, we are talking about Justin Bieber here.


7 posted on 01/18/2014 2:56:04 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: F15Eagle


8 posted on 01/18/2014 2:56:08 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Maceman

He has a history of acting out in the neighborhood he lives in and he threw eggs on a wall where there was a Venetian plaster covering, that is what makes it felony damage. He also cussed out the owner, in front of the young daughter of the owner of the house as well.

Venetian plaster covering:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polished_plaster

Sample cost:
http://www.homewyse.com/services/cost_to_install_venetian_plaster.html


9 posted on 01/18/2014 2:56:43 PM PST by CorporateStepsister (I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
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To: rickmichaels

Oh, please. We don’t want him back.


10 posted on 01/18/2014 3:01:37 PM PST by coydog (Time to feed the pigs!)
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To: Maceman

You obviously haven’t heard him sing.


11 posted on 01/18/2014 3:02:03 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: coydog

Why does the US have to suffer him? We have enough celebs making us suffer.


12 posted on 01/18/2014 3:02:13 PM PST by CorporateStepsister (I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
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To: rickmichaels

That would be a stuning development!


13 posted on 01/18/2014 3:02:15 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: rickmichaels

No don’t deport him, judge. Just make him clean up the mess himself. Give him a bucket, soap, a brush and a ladder and tell him clean it up yourself jerk. Don’t let him call in his crew and let the media photograph every minute of it.


14 posted on 01/18/2014 3:07:12 PM PST by Ditter
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To: CorporateStepsister
He has a history of acting out in the neighborhood he lives in and he threw eggs on a wall where there was a Venetian plaster covering, that is what makes it felony damage. He also cussed out the owner, in front of the young daughter of the owner of the house as well.

It's quite possible the egging was justified. Maybe the neighbor was playing Justin Bieber albums. Just sayin'.

15 posted on 01/18/2014 3:11:22 PM PST by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: Ken H

That or the neighbor asked if he was getting married soon... to a woman.


16 posted on 01/18/2014 3:12:08 PM PST by CorporateStepsister (I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
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To: rickmichaels

“Carton him off to jail”?


17 posted on 01/18/2014 3:13:01 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: rickmichaels

His antics always struck me as staged, designed for publicity, which is okay by me. So is this one real or is it Memorex? A little more elaborate than the others, granted, but still might’ve been agreed to by all parties. If not, deport him. Law’s clear. Just apply it equally to all scofflaw foreigners who are here peeing on our lettuce, etc.


18 posted on 01/18/2014 3:14:11 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: CorporateStepsister

All that you say is true, but I still think a firing squad is rather excessive.


19 posted on 01/18/2014 3:16:38 PM PST by Maceman
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To: CorporateStepsister

Not sticking up for the little brat Biebster, but the dad is pretty good at cuss words himself.

I don’t blush easily, but the number of times the dad shouted M’Fer in front of his daughter was just sad.

All involved may have a lot of money, but no class.


20 posted on 01/18/2014 3:17:06 PM PST by mplsconservative (Barack Hussein 0bama has American blood on HIS hands!)
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