Charges filed in 1991 South Shore abduction
August 28, 2009
El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson has filed a criminal complaint charging Phillip Greg Garrido and Nancy Garrido with 28 felony counts stemming from the 1991 abduction of an 11-year-old girl from a South Lake Tahoe street, Pierson announced this afternoon.
The couple is being arraigned at 1 p.m. today in El Dorado County Superior Court in Placerville.
The felony counts include forcible abduction, rape, sexual assault and false imprisonment. The maximum penalty under the complaint is multiple life terms for both defendants, Pierson said.