Skip to comments.Animal rights activists take credit for burning of Harris Ranch cattle trucks
Posted on 01/10/2012 4:04:32 PM PST by jazusamo
Animal rights activists are behind the burning of cattle trucks at the Harris Ranch truck lot early Sunday, according to a statement from the purported arsonists.
The statement, released Monday, describes how the fire, which heavily damaged 14 tractors and several trailers, was set and says the attack was aimed at "the horrors of factory farming."
Spokeswoman Nicoal R. Sheen of the Animal Liberation Press Office, which released the statement, said the office doesn't take part in illegal actions but distributes communiqués from those who do.
Fresno County sheriff's spokesman Chris Curtice said detectives are looking into the claim. He would not comment further except to say "that was one of the directions they were looking into anyway."
The fire started just before 4 a.m. in the truck storage area at Highway 145 and Interstate 5. Several tractor-trailer rigs were engulfed in flames when deputies and Cal Fire personnel arrived. It took about 45 minutes to put out the blaze.
The cost of the damage has not been released.
Harris Farms is one of the nation's largest family-owned agribusinesses. It is California's largest cattle feeder, beef processor and beef marketer.
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Subpoena ALL emails, phone records, and files of the Organization, and prosecute to the fullest extent of the law. 100’s of thousands of dollars of damage should fall right in the laps of the nutcases who are anyway involved.
I wonder if the DHS will treat this as the obvious terrorist attack that it was; will the military be picking up the PITA freaks and detaining them without trial?
Spokeswoman Nicoal R. Sheen of the Animal Liberation Press Office, which released the statement, said the office doesn’t take part in illegal actions but distributes communiqués from those who do.
Guilty as the rest.
I wonder if this flunky, Nicoal R. Sheen is taking flunky Dr. Jerry Vlasak’s place as spokesperson for these criminals?
They are Terroists plain and simple.
Yep. Time to raid the offices and take all the records. I’m sue it is a treasure trove of criminal activity.
The FBI considers this terrorism and have ongoing investigations, lets hope they nail these turkeys.
Harris Ranch packs out some mighty fine beef.
I say we load up all these ba***ards into some semis then set them on fire.
See my post #8.
Yes they do and it’s a large operation. I’m surprised they don’t have security that would prevent this type thing.
“lets hope they nail these turkeys.”
Hey! That’s CRUEL!;)
Its got to be in the billions, not thousands.
I can hear their screams... Where’s John Edwards when you need him...
They will soon.
Barry has to go in November! It's time to get with the program!
Eating his veggie salad at some fern and fan eatery no doubt.
They do some really nice beef there, very tasty.
1) Acronym for Pain In The Ass, a major annoyance.
2) Flat bread of Mediterranean origin
Even though the first definition comes very close to what you were aiming for it's not quite right.
When I’m homeward bound on Interstate 5, I always stop at Harris Ranch to pick up some beef.
Nothing stands between me and my ribeye.
This was a big problem and getting bigger through the 1980s and 90s. Most of their crimes took place in podunk jurisdictions and they were extremely mobile. Their activities crossed multiple state lines and there was no serious effort to deal with them. Of course, they had many sympathizers and when actually caught, they were regarded indulgently and were all too often treated with teenage vandals and let off with wrist slaps.
As I recall, only after 9/11 was the concept of domestic terrorism taken seriously. Someone in the GWB administration must have finally made a phone call and a serious Federal, multi-jurisdictional effort was undertaken. Finally a few of these little scamps (imagine your typical OWSer) were run to earth, had the book thrown at them, and started singing like canaries. A whole bunch of “ELF’s” were rounded up and made to serve adult-sized prison sentences. They had some adoring Mother Jones and Rolling Stone, etc. articles written about them but as soon as the rest of the Birckenstock and blond dreadlocked set realized that they’d would indeed get caught and do hard time, these spectacular arson incidents went out of fashion.
Now, somebody thinks that happy days just might be here again. One doesn’t even have to ask what side Holder and the gang would come down on, but it’s obvious he has been unable to take over the FBI.
they should be shot...
What would they say if a group of Plant Right Activists burned their gardens before they had a chance to KILL THEIR PLANTS AND EAT THEM
Yep, The Family was busted and all but three caught, those three are still fugitives. The rest, I believe 14, got hard time and some are still in with years to serve in a Fed slammer.
They were mostly based in WA and OR but now the other groups in mostly Western states are crying like babies because their crimes are considered terrorism, they think that’s unfair, boohoo. LOL!
Chances that Dr. Jerry Vlasaks finger prints, money, and planning are also behind the scenes ?
Lock them up! We’ll hang them tomorrow right after the trial!
This is a hate crime, plain and simple.
Some people hate carnivores.
This is designed to put fear in those that eat animal protein.
Hate crime penalties must apply to send a message to those who hate.
Mark to read
Scumbag bas!ards. Harris Ranch has a great restaurant and one of the nicest hotels we’ve ever stayed in.
I wonder how much taxpayer money odumbo has given to PETA along with Acorn and Planned Parenthood.
I think the job of Spokeswoman for the AL Press Office needs to become a bit more dangerous.
Looks like another reason to bring back the “Range Detective” to keep the vegan PETA freaks under control. Also arson is one of those property crimes were lethal force is allowed to stop it ,cause once you light that fire you don’t control it.
No doubt about it.
"You DO realize that the bulk of human food comes from the reproductive organs and unborn children of penniless innocent plants? Why, at least I have the decency to kill my food BEFORE I eat it; while you thoughtless vegans munch those salad greens ALIVE, cold-heartedly. Why, if I put some EEG electrodes on those leaves, we could see the registration of their pain!!!
"My God, how cruel..." (turn away and sob in empathy)
Kill the bastards.
It would be nice to have a latter-day Tom Horn to go after them.
Too true LOL~~
Visualize what would happen if we had people roaming around burning down abortion clinics, and somebody set herself up as "spokeswoman" using a similar statement. How long would she remain free? Milliseconds?
you can rest assured that the equipment was properly insured. That means that the company will have nice new trucks to haul their meat to market...brilliant strategy from the typical dim-witted left. Pathetic
Act of Terrorism. Next event, if the they are caught in the act, approval to fire on them and engage. Enough said.
Sounds a lot like conspiracy and contributing to me
So these smug little punks are calling it "revolutionary environmentalism" now, huh?
Fine. Does that mean we can shoot them on sight now?
Thanks for the ping, Jaz!
I am so stealin' your comments! Lol!