Justin Bieber Could Be in Big Trouble over Gulfstream Pot Episode

Interference with flight crew is a felony.

Justin Bieber Jet Customs Search

Justin Bieber Jet Customs Search

** ABC News (screenshot from video)**

Talk about a contact high. Pop star Justin Bieber allegedly filled the cabin of his chartered Gulfstream IV with so much pot smoke that the pilots had to don their oxygen masks for fear of breathing in the thick haze. And the troubled teen could get a lot more than a slap on the wrist for hot-boxing the jet.

Bieber and his father allegedly became abusive toward the flight crew when ordered to stop smoking marijuana on the flight from Canada to New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport last Friday, reports NBC News. According to the official report of the incident, the pilots warned Bieber’s entourage of 12 to stop after the jet’s cabin became filled with smoke. The flight attendant reportedly spent most of the flight near the cockpit to avoid abuse, NBC says.

When the Gulfstream landed in Teterboro, drug-sniffing dogs searched the airplane, which was reportedly still filled with smoke. No marijuana was found, and after a period of questioning by U.S. Customs agents, the Biebs and his group were free to go.

Bieber, 19, has been in the news nonstop lately after being arrested for DWI while allegedly drag racing a Lamborghini in Miami and allegedly causing damage to a neighbor’s house in California in an egging incident, among other legal scrapes.

But his antics on the chartered jet could be his biggest legal problem yet. In the United States, interference with a flight crew member through intimidation is a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. There’s no word yet on whether officials plan to pursue a case.

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