There's not much to Garrido's plight, the one he put himself into. He started a DBA called the "Phillip C. Knight Academy". The real reason why he may have started a DBA is because he wanted to get discounts on textbooks.
In addition to Sheriff's Deputies, Parole Agents, and Code Enforcement Officers not doing their jobs, there are at least two more reasons why it took 18 years to find Jaycee Dugard.
In 1991, there were no Amber Alerts. They were not created until the kidnapping and murder of Amber Hagerman in 1996. In hindsight, the Garridos could have been caught sooner if the vehicle was seen by police officers and motorists.
Then there is the age-progressed photo of Jaycee at "25". Albeit that National Center for Missing & Exploited Children was trying to help, the Center made her look like Christie Brinkley as stated in the October 19, 2009 issue of In Touch magazine.
It should be noted that she was living in tents, raped at least twice, and lived on a diet of TV dinners. Phil and Nancy didn't want to "doll-up" Jaycee, let alone have somebody actually look for her. It was a COMPETENT effort of Phil, since he is a MASTER MANIPULATOR! I keep on using the term "MASTER MANIPULATOR", because a truly crazy person would have an incoherent, confused way of doing things. Everything Phil did was planned and manipulative.
My solution for the Center is don't make the person a missing "celebrity". She was kidnapped and missing for 18 years. Phil and Nancy are sexual deviants. Making her cute in having people trying to look for her is like looking in the wrong places.
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