Reuters

LOS ANGELES

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber was taken off formal probation by a US judge on Monday after he was found guilty of vandalism last year for throwing eggs at a neighbor’s house. Bieber, 21, did not attend the hearing in which Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Andrea Thompson changed the status of his probation to informal after receiving good reports on his two-year probation sentence, according to court documents.

The “Boyfriend” singer pleaded no contest to misdemeanor vandalism in July 2014 after pelting eggs at a neighbor’s home in an upscale Calabasas, California, neighborhood. As part of his sentence, Bieber performed 40 hours of community service at a family homeless shelter, doing maintenance and janitorial work. He had also attended 12 anger management counseling sessions and was required to pay his former neighbor $80,900 in restitution. Bieber has since moved from the gated community where his yolk-splattering misdeed occurred. While Bieber remains on probation until next July he will no longer be supervised directly by a probation officer.