After being missing for 18 years, Jaycee Lee Dugard was recently found less than 200 miles from where she was abducted in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. She was only 11 years old then. Now, Crimesider takes a look at the original desperate search for Dugard back in 1991. In this photo, Dugard's schoolmates hold signs that beg for assistance in locating their missing friend.
Terry Probyn, mother of Jaycee Lee Dugard, led a search for her daughter after she was kidnapped in 1991. Here, she ties pink ribbons to a tree near her home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Dugard, now 29, was reunited with her mother, sister and another relative on Aug. 27, 2009.
Terry Probyn, center, mother of Jaycee Lee Dugard, watches as volunteers help with the folding and mailing of missing posters at her home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. The posters were posted all over the small town, but never led to any solid breaks in her daughter's kidnapping case.
An El Dorado County sheriff's deputy holds a photograph of Jaycee Lee Dugard, shortly after her kidnapping, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., in 1991. Eighteen years later, Dugard was found living in the backyard of Phillip and Nancy Garrido in Antioch, Calif.
Jaycee Lee Dugard, now 29, had been living with convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy, in a sectioned-off area of their Antioch, Calif. backyard. Her home for the past 18 years had been an elaborate series of sheds and tents, designed to shroud her from view.
FBI agents speak to passing motorists while investigating the kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., in 1991. When authorities located Dugard in August 2009, they found she had two daughters, now 11 and 15, at the hands of her captor, Phillip Garrido.
Terry Probyn, left, fights back tears before cutting a cake on June 10, 1991, on her daughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard's birthday. This was just days after Jaycee was kidnapped in front of her stepfather, Carl Probyn, near their home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Terry Probyn, right, mother of kidnapped Jaycee Lee Dugard, watches as volunteers help put up posters in an attempt to find her daughter near her home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., in 1991. Dugard remained missing for 18 years until her alleged captor, Phillip Garrido, was approached by U.C. Berkley campus officers, who discovered he was on parole for a 1976 rape in Nevada and contacted his parole officer.
Terry Probyn watches a 1991 episode of "America's Most Wanted," about her daughter's kidnapping. Jaycee Lee Dugard was found in August 2009, when Phillip Garrido, a sex offender, brought her with him to a meeting with his parole officer. Authorities say he and his wife, Nancy, confessed to kidnapping Dugard in 1991.
This photo of 11-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard was posted on countless missing posters after she was abducted by a man and woman in a gray sedan in 1991. Dugard, now 29, was recently found living with Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy, as well as two daugthers she gave birth to while in captivity.
Media outlets flocked to the home of Terry and Carl Probyn to cover the story of their daughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard, who was taken by a couple driving a gray sedan in 1991, just a few blocks from their home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Here, the couple speaks with a reporter at their home in 1991.
Jaycee Lee Dugard's classmates place pink ribbons on a fence in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., in the summer of 1991. Pink was Dugard's favorite color. Dugard, now 29, was reunited with her sister, mother and stepsister in August 2009, after she was discovered to have been living in her alleged captors' backyard in Antioch, Calif.
Members of the 1991 FBI task team work on the kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Dugard was found 18 years later; she had been allegedly captured by a violent sex offender and his wife, Phillip and Nancy Garrido.
Terry Probyn fights back tears after posting a missing poster with information about her daughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard, near their home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., in 1991. Probyn helped lead the charge to find her daughter. Nearly two decades later, the mother and daughter were reunited after Dugard was located in Antioch, Calif.
Jaycee Lee Dugard, seen here in a home video taken before she was kidnapped in 1991, was a "mellow" child, according to her stepfather, Carl Probyn. Dugard now has two daughters of her own, allegedly fathered by one of her kidnappers, sex offender Phillip Garrido.
Terry Probyn, places a missing poster on a sign near her home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., in 1991. Probyn, currently sperated from her husband, Carl, said her daughter's disappearance broke up the marriage.
Terry Probyn, mother of Jaycee Lee Dugard, oversaw numerous efforts to find her kidnapped 11-year-old daughter. Carl Probyn said in an interview that Terry and Jaycee were "like twins."
Terry Probyn listens intently while she meets with a reporter in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., in 1991.
Jaycee Lee Dugard, now 29, has two daughters, 11 and 15. She has been reunited with her family and is receiving intensive therapy for the trauma connected to her kidnapping. Her kidnappers, Phillip and Nancy Garrido have pleaded not guilty to a total of 29 counts associated with Dugard's kidnapping.