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Judge grants bond to man accused of carjacking woman in Norfolk

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Posted at 4:43 PM, Apr 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-09 17:49:24-04

Norfolk, Va. - A judge has granted bond to the man accused of carjacking a woman in Norfolk on April 3.

In court Tuesday afternoon, the judge granted bond for Gregg Baird with the condition that he go directly to a Virginia Beach Psychiatric Facility from jail.

At his last hearing, Baird told the judge he's mentally ill and suffers from ADHD and depression.

As other conditions of his bond, Baird cannot have any contact with the victim, is not allowed to be released from the psychiatric facility until his next court appearance and must comply with prescribed medication while in treatment.

The judge also ordered a competency evaluation.

Police say the carjacking he's charged with happened Wednesday in the back parking lot of the Shenandoah building on North Center Drive.

Police say Baird told a woman to get out of her car, then threw her out when she refused.  He got into the car and drove off.

Shortly after that, police say Baird approached another driver and asked that person to take off their sunglasses.

He didn't try to take the car, though, and was arrested.

In court Tuesday, Baird's wife said in the days leading up to the arrest, he had been having paranoid and delusional thoughts, and she was trying to get him help.

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