Feeds

California child kidnapper stalked Street View van

Phillip Garrido caught on camera?

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Maximizing your infrastructure through virtualization

A sharp-eyed Boing Boing contributor has spotted what may be alleged kidnapper and rapist Phillip Garrido stalking a Street View van, after he spotted it capturing his house in Antioch, California.

Garrido, 58, is accused of kidnapping 11-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard in 1991 in the Lake Tahoe area of Nevada and holding her for 18 years at 1554 Walnut Avenue, "much of the time in an overgrown backyard filled with sheds and tents", as the Los Angeles Times puts it.

The paper describes the compound as comprising a "backyard within a backyard", featuring "a squalid complex of tents, tarps and sheds", and clearly visible on Google Maps:

Phillip Garrido's house on Google Maps

On Street View, Google's all-seeing eye has captured a van leaving the premises, possibly driven by Garrido whose suspicions have been aroused by the prowling spymobile:

Garrido's van caught on Street View emerging from his driveway?

The vehicle then stalks the Street View vehicle for a couple of streets:

Alleged Garrido vehicle continues to follow Street View van

Application security programs and practises

Next page: Bootnote

More from The Register

next story
UK government officially adopts Open Document Format
Microsoft insurgency fails, earns snarky remark from UK digital services head
Major problems beset UK ISP filth filters: But it's OK, nobody uses them
It's almost as though pr0n was actually rather popular
US Social Security 'wasted $300 million on an IT BOONDOGGLE'
Scrutiny committee bods probe derailed database project
HP, Microsoft prove it again: Big Business doesn't create jobs
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club
ITC: Seagate and LSI can infringe Realtek patents because Realtek isn't in the US
Land of the (get off scot) free, when it's a foreign owner
MPs wave through Blighty's 'EMERGENCY' surveillance laws
Only 49 politcos voted against DRIP bill
Help yourself to anyone's photos FOR FREE, suggests UK.gov
Copyright law reforms will keep m'learned friends busy
prev story

Whitepapers

Top three mobile application threats
Prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen mobile devices.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
Application security programs and practises
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIO's automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise.