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Justin Bieber released after plane stopped on suspicion of carrying pot

Justin Bieber and his entourage were held at Teterboro airport in New Jersey Friday after officials suspected the pop singer's plane was carrying marijuana, but sniffer-dogs came up empty and all aboard were released, The New York Post's Page Six reported.

The pop star – who had chartered a jet for his dad and entourage of friends – was on his way to Super Bowl pre-parties, according to TMZ.

The plane had just arrived when U.S. Customs officials detected a strong odor of pot, Page Six reported.

The plane was ordered held until drug-sniffing dogs could check it out.

Bieber was held for several hours until the dogs came up empty, and he and his entourage were then released by customs officials, PageSix.com reported.

The incident comes after Toronto authorities charged the 19-year-old Bieber with assault on Wednesday.

He is already facing a driving under the influence case in Miami and remains under investigation for felony vandalism in California.

Go to PageSix.com for more celebrity gossip.

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