Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Bond increased for driver of car that killed girl - Sacramento Bee

A Lake County judge has increased bond for an 18-year-old suburban Chicago girl accused of driving onto a sidewalk and killing a 5-year-old girl.

Carly A. Rousso of Highland Park was charged in the death of Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento. The girl, her mother and brothers, ages 4 and 2, were struck Sept. 3 as they walked along a Highland Park street.

Rousso is charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence of an intoxicating compound.

During a court appearance Tuesday, Associate Judge Joseph Waldeck granted a prosecutor's request for a bond increase to $50,000. The judge ordered Rousso to undergo random drug and alcohol testing, that she is to pay for, and that her parents must be present during the testing.

Rousso was previously released on a $3,000 personal recognizance bond.

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