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Justin Bieber's Blood Alcohol Level Only 0.014 (REPORT)

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Justin Bieber (R) exits from the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on Jan. 23 in Miami. Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after Miami Beach police found the pop star street racing Thursday morning. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) | Joe Raedle via Getty Images

Justin Bieber's alleged blood alcohol level has been revealed, and it is decidedly lower than previously suggested.

CNN reported Bieber's blood alcohol content registered below 0.08 percent on two separate breath tests after he was pulled over in Miami on Thursday, Jan. 23.

Bieber apparently blew a 0.014 and a 0.011 on the tests, according to the Miami Herald. A police source told the publication the 19-year-old had admitted to "smoking marijuana, taking prescription anti-depressants and had a beer or two."

TMZ also reports Bieber's blood alcohol content was 0.014 percent -- a considerably low amount, the outlet notes -- at the time of his arrest. Yet, the website points out, the police report states there was "an odor of alcohol."

"I immediately smelled an odor of alcohol emanating from driver's breath and bloodshot eyes," the officer wrote in the report. "The driver had slow deliberate movements and a stuper [sic] look on his face. These are all indicators of an impaired driver."

TMZ reported that, although cops say the singer failed the sobriety test, Bieber insisted he was not drunk. Unnamed sources told the website "this could well come down to a credibility case, with Justin's people accusing cops of lying."

In Florida, any driver under the age of 21 with a blood alcohol level of 0.02 percent or higher will have his or her Florida driver's license suspended, according to the state's Department of Motor Vehicles. For drivers over the age of 21, the legal limit is 0.08 percent.

The pop singer has hired lawyer Roy Black, a civil and criminal defense attorney married to "Real Housewives of Miami" star Lea Black, to defend him in the DUI case, People magazine reported.

Bieber's camp has apparently been trying to get him to enter rehab.

"Justin's team has been encouraging him to go to rehab for a while. He won't listen to his team. His ego has gotten out of control," a source told E! News. "Lil Za, Milk and Lil Twist are particularly bad influences on him."

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