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Justin Bieber gets March trial date in Fla. case

Justin Bieber performs live for fans at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Nov. 27, 2013, in Brisbane, Australia. Getty Images

A trial date has been set for Justin Bieber in Miami for his recent arrest on charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an invalid license.

A Miami-Dade County judge set trial for the three misdemeanors for March 3. Bieber's attorneys have already filed a written plea of not guilty. Initial trial dates are often delayed.

The 19-year-old pop star was arrested Jan. 23 in Miami Beach, Fla., after what police called an illegal drag race between two exotic sports cars driven by Bieber and R&B singer Khalil Amir Sharieff. Sharieff was also arrested on a DUI charge.

Breath tests showed Bieber's blood alcohol content below the .02 threshold for underage drivers. But police say a toxicology test detected the presence of marijuana and Xanax in his system.

Bieber was spotted in New York over the weekend taking part in Super Bowl festivities. He's been active on social media in the past couple of days, keeping a positive attitude: 

 
 

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