In a surprise move today, Phillip Garrido entered a not guilty plea to charges that he kidnapped Jaycee Lee Dugard.
His wife Nancy entered the same not guilty plea after the judge indicated there were irregularities in the grand jury process that indicted the couple in September.
Here are the key events that led to today's hearing:
June 10, 1991: Jaycee Lee Dugard, 4 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 80 pounds, walked out of her home in Meyers, near South Lake Tahoe, at 8:10 a.m. and headed toward a school bus stop. Dugard, an 11-year-old fifth grader at the time, was wearing pink stretch pants, a white blouse, a pink sweater and tennis shoes. Her stepfather, Carl Probyn, was working in the garage and saw a car drive by her, then slowly make a U-turn. As he watched in horror, a woman grabbed the girl and dragged her into the car and it sped away.
To read the complete article, visit www.sacbee.com.