March 23, 2013
Justin was accused by his neighbor of spitting in his face and threatening to kill him during an argument in their Calabasas neighborhood in LA. The argument reportedly started after the neighbor confronted Justin about his speeding. Justin was investigated by police for the spitting and verbal threats, but in October, the police said they would not be pressing charges.
Late March 2013
Justin angered the German government and animal rights activists when he was caught with a capuchin monkey in Munich. The animal, known as Mally, was confiscated by police, and the singer had until May 7, 2013, to claim the animal, which he never did. In August, the German government asked Justin to pay for Mally's upkeep after she was moved to a zoo.
April 13, 2013
Justin angered many Anne Frank fans after he visited the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands during a European tour. The museum posted Justin's guestbook message, which said that he hoped "she would have been a Belieber" if she was alive today. However, Anne's family members came to Justin's defense, calling the outrage "childish," saying, "He's a young man and she was a young girl, and she liked film stars and music."
April 25, 2013
While on tour in Stockholm, Justin's bus was searched by police, where they found a small amount of drugs and a stun gun. However, no one was ever charged, as the bus was empty at the time of the search.