Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber was stopped by a police officer and was fined for using his cell phone while driving a car.

The incident took place on Saturday when Bieber was spotted driving his black Mercedes G-Wagon, reports tmz.com.

According to sources, Bieber was calm and cooperative and accepted his ticket from the police officer without making any fuss.

A person has to pay a fine of $162 if he is caught using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle.

Bieber is currently on a break after wrapping up the European leg of his Purpose world tour. He has just returned to the US after a trip to Australia. He will resume his tour on July 29 with the second North American leg and then continue with several concert dates in Asia.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.