Skip to comments.Earth Liberation Army Claims Responsibility For SUV Firebombing
Posted on 01/04/2003 2:55:34 PM PST by Destro
Earth Liberation Claims Responsibility For SUV Firebombing
Friday, January 03, 2003
On Friday, the environmental terrorist group Earth Liberation Army claimed responsibility for setting several SUVs on fire at Bob Ferrando Ford in Girard.
The claim was released on the ELFs website. The statement says the group targeted the SUVs to continue the fight to remove the profit motive from the killing of the natural enviornment."
The FBI says it is taking the fires very seriously. Four SUVs were completely destroyed when jugs of gas were placed under three of them and then lit.
The vandalism occurred just before 6:00 a.m. New Years Day. Police estimate the damage at $100,000. Owner Bob Ferrando says his insurance will cover the damage.
Back in November, the ELF claimed that it teamed with the Animal Liberation Front in setting fire to an Erie mink farm. The ELF also claimed responsibility for the August 11 fire of a Forest Service lab in Warren County, and claimed responsibility for spiking trees and setting a crane on fire in Winter Green Gorge last March.
Apologies to the forum if this is a repost.
FBI.gov - WANTED BY THE FBI: "MICHAEL JAMES SCARPITTI" also known as: "Matthew Hill, John Pierce, Ridge and Tre Arrow." (WANTED POSTER SNIPPET: "Scarpitti is a longtime environmental activist with an extensive history of involvement in anti-logging tree sits and other related protests. He is known to be affiliated with the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), which is a loosely organized movement whose stated objective is to stop the destruction of the natural environment and the exploitation of the earth's natural resources through whatever means are necessary. Law enforcement authorities consider the ELF to be a domestic terrorism group. REWARD The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Michael James Scarpitti.") (CLICK HERE to read the WANTED POSTER details.) (December 2002)
What make and model of car did they use to speed away from the scene of the crime?
Because most invirowacko's are hypocrites IMHO.