Nancy Garrido

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Fellow Inmates Threaten Nancy Garrido With Rape, Murder

Alleged kidnapper in isolation for own safety

(Newser) - Nancy Garrido has been placed in isolation after other inmates threatened to rape and kill her, sources tell CBS News. Like her husband, Phillip, Garrido is charged with 29 felonies stemming from the kidnapping and imprisonment of Jaycee Dugard. Though she’s expected to seek bail, it’s unlikely to... More »

Garrido Picked Jaycee While 'Shopping for Girls'

(Newser) - Phillip Garrido picked out Jaycee Dugan as his next kidnap victim on a "child shopping" trip when he spotted the "cute" 11-year-old in a store with friends, his wife has told investigators. "That's the one I want," he told his wife, Nancy, but he decided to... More »

Aunt: Jaycee Raised Two Bright Girls

Abductee taught daughters to read, use the Internet

(Newser) - Jaycee Lee Dugard managed to raise two bright and normal kids despite their backyard captivity, her aunt tells the Orange County Register. "I'm a teacher. I know kids," says Tina Dugard, the sister of Jaycee's mom, Terry. "And I can tell you that they are a normal... More »

Grandma: Jaycee Feels Guilty About Her Kidnapping

(Newser) - Kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard feels guilty about being snatched off the streets as a child and held captive for 18 years, her mother has told Jaycee's grandmother. She "feels guilty that she was kidnapped and for not having called her mom or dad or anyone—even though she was... More »

Garrido's Wife Worked as 'Well-Liked' Nursing Aide

Nancy Garrido worked with disabled adults during Dugard's captivity

(Newser) - Nancy Garrido worked as a "well-liked" nursing aide helping disabled adults at the same time police say she was helping her husband hold Jaycee Dugard captive, the Contra Costa Times reports. She was hired in 1994, and had references stretching back to 1981. That's the same year she married... More »

Jaycee's Mom 'Enjoying Every Minute' of Reunion

Missing girl's grandmother says daughter Terry Probyn is 'in the clouds'

(Newser) - After 18 years without her missing daughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard’s mother is “enjoying every minute” of the reunion, Terry Probyn’s mom tells People. “She’s like a little mother hen right now,” Dugard’s grandmother, Joan Curry, says of Probyn. “She’s got them... More »

Inside Jaycee's Tent: a Wii, and Squalor

Pics show hints of domesticity amid trash and dirt

(Newser) - Photos of the backyard and tents where Jaycee Lee Dugard and her children lived reveal a small slice of normalcy amid appalling squalor, CBS News reports. The yard that Dugard’s meticulously dressed girls emerged from is littered with piles of trash and rusting bikes. But inside, where there was... More »

Cops: No Evidence Linking Garrido to Dead Hookers

Search of alleged Dugard kidnapper's home finds no connection to unsolved '90s killings

(Newser) - Police say they’ve found no evidence linking Phillip Garrido—alleged to have abducted a California girl and imprisoned her for 18 years—to a series of unsolved murders of prostitutes in the late 1990s, the Contra Costa Times reports. After Garrido, a registered sex offender, was apprehended with missing... More »

Nancy Garrido Held Jaycee Captive for 4 Months

(Newser) - Police are looking more closely at Nancy Garrido’s role in the Jaycee Lee Dugard kidnapping, the Telegraph reports. She appears to have played a key part in the abduction, and she helped her husband, Phillip Garrido, throughout Dugard’s imprisonment. At one point, when Phillip was sent to prison... More »

Garrido's Suburb a Haven for Sex Offenders

'Boonieville' is sex offender haven

(Newser) - More than 100 registered sex offenders live in the 94509 zip code where police say Phillip and Nancy Garrido held kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard for 18 years, reports the Los Angeles Times. Largely surrounded by the hard-knock city of Antioch, the small and scruffy unincorporated area is a sex offender... More »

Police Search House Next to Garrido's

(Newser) - Investigators have added an extra day to their search of the backyard prison where Jaycee Lee Dugard spent 18 years after finding new evidence yesterday that needed further examination, reports the Contra Costa Times. The investigation has also extended to an adjacent home that neighbors say Phillip Garrido cared for... More »

Jaycee Was Model Worker at Garrido's Print Shop

'Allissa' greeted customers, managed orders

(Newser) - Kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard worked regularly in her accused abductor's print shop, forging a reputation as a model employee who was known to customers as "Allissa," reports CNN. Polite and professional, Jaycee greeted store visitors, created graphic designs, and emailed customers using a Yahoo account created under Phillip... More »

Legal System 'Dropped Ball' on Garrido: Cop

Cop who busted him in 1976 kidnap-rape stunned he was on streets

(Newser) - A furious cop has blasted the legal system for "dropping the ball" on Jaycee Dugard's accused kidnapper Phillip Garrido, who served only a fraction of a 50-year conviction for a previous kidnap-rape. "How he got out after 10 years, I'll never know," Nevada Police Officer Clifford Conrad... More »

Intuition Led Campus Cops to Jaycee's Captor

Phillip Garrido's 'robotic' girls alarmed officers

(Newser) - Two UC Berkeley police officers broke the Jaycee Duggard case open this week after her alleged captor visited the campus, People reports. "He was clearly unstable," UC officer Lisa Campbell said of Phillip Garrido. Campbell had a background check run on him and discovered he was a sex... More »

Jaycee Bonded With Kidnappers, Not Always Hidden

(Newser) - Jaycee Dugard, though kidnapped at just 11 and raped a month later, bonded with her kidnapper, Phillip Garrido, and came to see him as her husband, the San Jose Mercury News reports. "Jaycee has strong feelings with this guy," her stepfather, Carl Probyn, said yesterday. "She really... More »

Earlier Garrido Kidnap, Rape Mirrors Dugard's

Phillip was doing time for 1976 kidnapping and rape

(Newser) - The crime that landed Phillip Garrido in Leavenworth, where he met his current wife, bears striking similarities to the kidnapping and rape of Jaycee Lee Dugard 18 years ago. In 1976, Garrido kidnapped a woman from a South Lake Tahoe parking lot, handcuffed her, took four hits of acid, and... More »

Alleged Jaycee Kidnappers Face Life Sentences

(Newser) - Phillip and Nancy Garrido, the couple accused of kidnapping 11-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard in 1991 and holding her captive for 18 years, were charged today with 29 felony counts and the possibility of multiple life sentences if they're convicted, the Contra Costa Times reports. The charges include forcible rape, kidnapping,... More »

Kidnapper's Brother: 'He's a Fruitcake'

Abduction a shock, but Philip Garrido's problems go way back

(Newser) - Ron Garrido was shocked when he discovered his little brother had kidnapped an 11-year-old girl, held her captive in his backyard, and fathered two children by her, but believed it immediately. “I know my brother,” the 65-year-old tells the San Francisco Chronicle. “He’s a fruitcake.”... More »

Cops Searched Kidnapper's House, Found Nothing

Garrido kept his dark secret despite multiple brushes with the law

(Newser) - Phillip Garrido had several brushes with the law during the 18 years that police say he held Jaycee Lee Dugard and their two children captive in his backyard, but managed to keep his ugly secret, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Last July, a multi-agency police task force searched Garrido's home... More »

Kidnap Suspect: Real Story 'Heartwarming'

'It's a disgusting thing that took place with me,' Phillip Garrido says in jailhouse interview

(Newser) - “It’s a disgusting thing that took place with me,” the man arrested in the 18-year abduction of a California girl tells KRCA-TV in a jailhouse interview. “Wait until you hear the story of what took place at this house,” says Phillip Garrido, 58, of the... More »

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