Tahoe hosts benefit concert for Jaycee Dugard

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) - A benefit concert is planned Sunday at South Lake Tahoe to raise money for Jaycee Lee Dugard, who was kidnapped 18 years ago.

Organizers say Dugard's stepfather, Carl Probyn, has said he plans to attend.

Dugard was 11 years old in June 1991 when she was kidnapped while walking to a bus stop in South Lake Tahoe. Now 29 and the mother of two, she surfaced last month in Antioch, Calif., where she was kept in a backyard for 18 years.

The concert featuring local bands will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Horizon Casino Convention Center.

Tickets are $25. Children 11 and younger are free.

Organizers say proceeds will go to the Jaycee Dugard Family Fund, an account set up to help in her recovery.

In Antioch, Calif., the property where Jaycee Dugard was held captive for 18 years became the site of an archaeological-style dig Friday as authorities revealed the discovery of another bone and a soil "anomaly" that could indicate something lies buried in an area where cadaver dogs earlier picked up a scent.

Police from the cities of Dublin and Hayward have been searching the land to see if Phillip and Nancy Garrido, the couple charged with kidnapping Dugard in 1991, can be tied to two other Northern California child abductions from the late 1980s.

They cautioned that it was too soon to know whether the bone - one of several fragments recovered from the Garrido property and a neighboring parcel - or the presence of disturbed soil that indicates previous spadework were related to any crimes.

"It could be a lot of different things. It could be significant, and it could not be significant, but it's helping us target where we might do some digging," said Hayward Police Lt. Chris Orrey.

Orrey said Dugard, who was snatched outside her South Lake Tahoe home in 1991, has not supplied any information to indicate the Garridos were involved in the 1988 kidnapping of 9-year-old Michaela Garecht outside a Hayward market and the 1989 disappearance of 13-year-old Ilene Misheloff in Dublin.


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