At least one other girl was raped by Phillip Garrido, police said today, and they asked any other women who may have been victimized by the alleged kidnapper of Jaycee Dugard to come forward.
Lt. Leonard Orman of the Antioch, Calif., police department told a news conference that Garrido was arrested in 1972 for luring a 14-year-old girl into his car outside the Antioch library by offering her barbituates.
She ended up at a motel "after being given more barbituates," the officer said where she was repeatedly raped.
The girl's parents found her at the motel, called the cops who arrived and "took appropriate action," Orman said. The case never went to trial because the girl refused to testify, he said.
Garrido, now 58, is charged with 29 counts of kidnapping, rape and imprisonment over his alleged 18 year captivity of Jaycee Dugard, but he is also a suspect in the disappearance of other young girls.
Orman asked other women who were victimized by Garrido to come forward. When asked whether he believes there other additional victims, Orman replied, "I think there's a good chance of that."
The officer said the woman from the 1972 incident contacted his office after seeing news coverage of Garrido's arrest in the Jaycee Dugard case.
"She was concerned that he had continued to prey on young woman after the 1972 incident," he said.
Police confirmed her account by reinterviewing her and checking arrest records.
Garrido also served 10 years in prison for kidnapping and raping a woman in 1976.
While more allegations of Garrido's twisted past surfaced, the family of Jaycee Dugard was basking in their time together, reveling in childhood memories and admiring the newest members of the family, Jaycee's aunt Tina Dugard said today.
Tina Dugard described a joyous reunion for the woman who was allegedly held captive for 18 years by Phillip and Nancy Garrido and gave birth to two children fathered by Garrido. The sweet moments range from laughter over pictures when Jaycee was a child to just sitting quietly together with her mother Terry Probyn and her younger sister, Shayna.
"The smile on my sister's face is as wide of the sea," Dugard said. "Her oldest daughter is finally home."
Tina Dugard, herself beaming while talking about Jaycee, showed several photos of her as a child including one of her dressed as a punk rocker the Halloween before she disappeared.
Tina Dugard praised Jaycee for raising her two daughters, Angel, 11, and Starlet, 15, on a limited education herself. All three girls, she said, are very smart.
"We are very proud of her," she aunt said.
"This is a joyful time for my family," Dugard said, declining to take questions from reporters. "We spent time sharing memories and stories and getting to know each other again. Jaycee remembers all of us."
Tina Dugard also warned against Internet sites purporting to be raising money on Jaycee's behalf and said there is a Website that is collecting money for a Jaycee and her daughters.
Jim McLain, owner of Viewtech Financial Services, which set up the Jaycee Lee Dugard Trust Fund, said they have collected about $5,000 for the family. Some of that money has already been given directly to Terry Probyn to help with the girls' immediate expenses.
Earlier, Tina Dugard gave details of the emotional reunion to the Orange County Register,
"I went forward and cried and hugged her [Jaycee] and held her as tight as I possibly could," Tina Dugard told the The Orange County Register. "It was surreal, and it was fabulous."