Justin Bieber’s Manager Scooter Braun Arrested

The My World 2.0 promo trail just got a little lonelier for Justin Bieber. The 16-year-old pop sensation’s manager Scooter Braun was arrested today by Nassau County police on charges of reckless endangerment and criminal nuisance stemming from the stampede that occurred at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Long Island last November, where Bieber was expected to sign autographs. Ten thousand fans at the event began to riot, causing the cancellation of the gig.

The New York Times reports that, at the time, Braun was asked by police to send messages via Twitter saying that the event was canceled. Though he claims he sent two tweets within seven minutes, prosecutors are saying Braun’s messages didn’t appear until two hours later.

As for Justin Bieber’s thoughts on the whole matter, you need look no further than—where else?—Twitter, where there’s now even a #FreeScooter hashtag:

“You’ve got my total support @scooterbraun Wish you were here in Chicago with us #FreeScooter”

If found guilty, the Times notes that Scooter Braun could face up to a year in prison. Gotta love technology!

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  • http://justin.bieber.com/ Justin Bieber fan

    You to admire Scooter's dedication to his client. He'll do anything to keep Justin in the news, even jail time.

  • http://www.idolator.com/ Robbie Daw

    The Bieber machine is more well-oiled than Madonna's ever was, it seems!

  • http://www.bigapplechannel.com/ Andrew Sansone

    Yea, this was a trending topic all day on twitter http://bit.ly/c69BNb

  • http://twitter.com/JMstein Jonathan Stein ✔

    Did you see this??? http://bit.ly/9QmtaH – Scooter Braun asked police, “Do I at least get my one tweet?” Please comment and RT

  • Katy_hearts_JB

    what a pathetic excuse to arrest some one

  • Sally Bieber

    Poor Scooter, its not his fault that all them girls started rioting but he is being punished which is obviously going to have some knock on affect to justin which is an outrage in my books haha FREE SCOOTER BRAUN!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Grace-Davis/1801040268 Grace Davis

    FREE SCOOTER who ever pressed charges, you must be stupid, Pathetic, and lonely

  • Riot Control

    Free Scooter , Arrest Justin Bieber , Kid Drop some Balls

  • princess.Dd

    Omg! i cant belive they actually are stupid enough to arest someone that is completely inosent! he did nothing to deserve this it wasnt his fault people disided to act this way! just because the tweet didnt go threw right away doesnt mean he deserves a year in jail! FREE SCOOTER!

  • Cierra

    I thought Justin Bieber's manager was Usher? Well I thought I knew almost everything about him so there must be alot more I must no know!!!

  • miss_comunication

    I think it is compleatly wrong for someone to arrest now I am not a fan of justin bieber at all I think that he is a self obsessed human being in which has let the power of all his fans go to his head!! But that is just my opinion.

  • valerie

    i just want someone 2 discover me 2 like scooter discovered justin bieber i want2 be famous if scooter u read this please contact me at my email i just need practice using instuments im not that talented as my idol JUSTIN BIEBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Bri

    well scooter i would like to be noticed for my talent an i was rased around music from rap to z 107.7 to country so if u read this plezz try to contact me at my facebook page!!!

    an i’v read most of these coments an well i was waching a tv show all about justin an well i heard him say this girl crying an he tried to give her a huge an she tried to kiss him i mean wow well anyway i also heard him say that all the girls only like him for his fam an looks well not all girls are like that i like him for him not for his looks or his fam or his famous friends i like him for him

  • http://facebook lilly erpenbach

    hey this is lilly and i was wondering how i can get famous i can sing really good!!

  • justin biebers girl friend

    knowing my boyfriend he fells very sad becuase he realy wanted to go and sign the autografs… but he kisses very good and i love him hes perfect hes cheating on selena gomez… hahahaha justin baby i love you oh and please post out youre email for all youre fans.. text me at this number people 6371040638!!!

  • justin biebers girl friend

    hey people well its me again and they should free scooter FREE IT A FREE WORLD!!!

  • WANTING TO BE justin biebers girl friend

    EVERYTHING I SAID WAS FAKE JAJAJAJ NICE HU?? WELL YEAH ANY WAYS THE PONE #’S FAKE AND WELL JUSTIN SOULD GIVE OUT HIS EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER HU!!! WHOZ WIT ME!!!!!!!!!

  • http://justinbieber raiane cristina

    Ah selly é muita lindah e fofa,mais eu acho q ela é muita areia para o caminhanzinho do justin