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Justin Bieber's Manager Arrested in N.Y.

The manager for teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has been arrested on New York's Long Island in connection with a fan frenzy at a mall.

Scott "Scooter" Braun surrendered to Nassau County police on Wednesday and awaits arraignment on charges of reckless endangerment and criminal nuisance. His lawyer says he will plead not guilty.

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His arrest stems from a planned appearance in November by the 16-year-old Bieber. When the crowd became unruly, police told Braun to send out a Twitter message canceling the event.

The prosecutor says it took Braun one and a half hours to send two tweets, but his lawyer says it took seven minutes. The 28-year-old Braun faces up to a year in jail if convicted.

Police at the time also arrested a vice president from Bieber's record label.
By Megan K. Scott

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