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McVicker is freed after making bail

Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter
After his Aug. 30 arrest at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Patrick John McVicker III spent nearly two days in jail before posting a $500,000 bail bond at 11:37 p.m. Sept. 1.
McVicker then appeared in Ventura County Superior Court Sept. 5, accompanied by his attorneys, Brian Weilbacher and William Haney.
The Sept. 5 bail hearing was moot, as McVicker had already posted bail.
“The hearing was set for calendar before the bail was posted,” said Brandon Yeaton, a Ventura County deputy district attorney.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) issued a warrant for McVicker's arrest Aug. 17 in connection with the fatal July 6 hit-and-run crash that killed Ojai actor and educator John Slade.

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