Liberators on Trial
Trial begins for men accused of freeing mink
LAKE CITY -- The federal trial of two men accused of releasing hundreds
of mink from a South Jordan farm began Monday in Salt Lake .
Viehl and Alex Hall have both pleaded not guilty to charges of damaging
and interfering with animal enterprises.
allege the men, both members of the Animal Liberation Front, are responsible
for a raid on the McMullin Mink Farm in August 2008. If convicted, Viehl
and Hall could spend up to six years in prison and pay a $350,000 fine.
Dusk 'til Dawn
An Insider's View of the Growth of the Animal Liberation Movement