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Police: Naked carjacker had PCP in his system

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It was certainly one of the strangest things we've ever covered -- one man's naked rampage through the streets of Scottsdale.

A carjacking, an assault and several crashes.  Now we're getting a clearer picture of what this man was on during this bizarre ordeal.

Many suspected that the man known as the "naked carjacker" was high on something.

According to court paperwork, he was using the synthetic drug PCP when he want on that crime spree.

On Thursday, he learned what his punishment could be for that wild behavior.

45-year-old John Brigham went before a judge, wearing black and white stripes -- that's a lot more than he was wearing last week when he was smashing cars and jumping on them.

After sprinting down Hayden Road, he forced a woman out of her Toyota Prius and proceeded to slam it into other vehicles.  The victim of the first crash, a pregnant woman -- was 8 months along and both of her legs were broken.

The driver and passenger of the second car he hit suffered trauma to their bodies and were taken to a hospital.  The victim of the third crash was okay.

"It's clear that this defendant poses a serious danger to the community..the behavior was for lack of a better word, just incredibly bizarre and violent," said the judge.

Brigham's bond was set at $150,000.  He's facing 17 charges, including robbery, DUI, aggravated assault and six counts of endangerment.

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