Friday, August 28, 2009

UC Berkeley police help nab kidnapper

The author of Origins of Schizophrenia Revealed, Phillip Craig Garrido, is accused of kidnapping 11 y.o. Jaycee Lee Dugard in 1991 and raping, falsely imprisoning, and fathering her two children. Lisa Campbell (center) and UCB officer Ally Jacobs at news conference today taking credit for his arrest (AP/SF Chronicle, Paul Chinn).
BERKELEY, California — Two quick-thinking police employees at the University of California Berkeley campus described today how they set in motion Jaycee Lee Dugard's release after nearly two decades of captivity when they encountered her alleged captor on campus. Phillip Garrido, a white male who was distributing bizarre religious material with two girls, seemed incoherent and mentally unstable, Lisa Campbell said. The girls wore drab-colored dresses, were unusually subdued, had unnaturally pale complexions, and appeared robotic and rehearsed when they spoke... More>>