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$50K bond for Barrington woman accused of driving while high

Julie McPike / phofrom Cook County Sheriff's office

Julie McPike / photo from Cook County Sheriff's office

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Updated: January 11, 2014 6:14AM



A northwest suburban woman who caused an accident on the West Side while allegedly high has been ordered held on a $50,000 bond.

Julie McPike, 51, of Barrington, was arrested Wednesday after she hit three parked vehicles in the 1100 block of West Madison Street, authorities said. She was ordered held on a $50,000 bond Friday by Judge Laura Sullivan.

She was taken to Rush University Medical Center to be treated for injuries after the crash, according to police. No one else was hurt.

McPike faces one felony count of heroin possession and one felony count of aggravated DUI with a revoked license, police said. She also faces misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of a drug, driving an uninsured vehicle, driving on a revoked license and failure to notify damage to an unattended vehicle.

Additionally, she faces citations for failure to reduce speed and driving on the sidewalk.

McPike is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Dec. 26.



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