Media Advisory

Press conference today on apprehension of kidnapper

Contact: Media Relations
(510) 642-3734

28 August 2009

ATTENTION: Reporters covering apprehension of kidnapping suspect Phillip Garrido


WHAT: A press conference at which University of California Police Department personnel will tell how their actions helped lead to the capture of kidnapping suspect Phillip Garrido and the return of Jaycee Lee Dugard, who in 1991 at age 11 was abducted from her South Lake Tahoe neighborhood.

Phillip Garrido was on the University of California, Berkeley, campus this week with two girls when police personnel noticed suspicious behavior and took actions that set off a chain of events leading to Garrido's arrest.

WHEN: 3 p.m. TODAY, Friday, Aug. 28

WHERE: Madrone West room, 4th floor, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union Building, UC Berkeley. The student union is just north of the intersection of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue. See campus map at:

NOTE: This event is for credentialed media only.