Justin Bieber 'spotted in Panama' after court appearance

Justin Bieber has reportedly flown to Panama after pictures of him on a beach were widely published. He was arrested last week on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs and resisting arrest in Miami.

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Justin Bieber's PRs and mother 'have no comment'

Representatives for Justin Bieber and his mother, Pattie Mallette, said they had no comment about his arrest.

Justin Bieber, in a black hooded sweatshirt with a bird design, departs a Miami-Dade County jail in Miami, Credit: Reuters

The singer himself made no comment when he appeared at his brief bail hearing on Thursday afternoon via video from the jail where he was being held.

Bieber was represented in the hearing by high-powered criminal defense attorney Roy Black, who also has represented radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, actor Kelsey Grammer and Kennedy family member William Kennedy Smith.

"This hopefully will proceed as any other case," Black said after the hearing.

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