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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 01:51 PM
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Garrido enters surprise not guilty plea in Dugard kidnapping case
Source: The Sacramento Bee

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.

Stephen Tapson, Nancy Garrido's attorney, said the plan earlier this week was for Phillip Garrido to plead guilty but that a last minute hitch over the manner in which the grand jury selection was handled prompted the decision to plead not guilty.

Read more: http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2011/04/garrido-...
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leftynyc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 01:53 PM
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1. That's a shame
I was hoping Ms. Dugard would be spared having to testify against these vermin.
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IScreamSundays Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 02:11 PM
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3. there won't be a trial...
They are just going to have to start the process over and re-file charges
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Drale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 01:58 PM
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2. Why is that surprising?
That man in insane and insane people to insane things and never think they are guilty.
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SkyDaddy7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 04:22 PM
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4. I think this was more lawyers making the state...
correct the mistakes that were made.
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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:50 PM
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5. "Not guilty" is another way of saying, "Yes, please. I'd like to have a trial instead of
being given the most severe penalty on the books."
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