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  • ...Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) Failed Arson Attempt

    05/19/2010 1:19:57 AM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 282+ views ^ | May 18, 2010 | n/a
    SNIPPET - quote: YOU ARE HERE: Home > Reports > Consular Affairs Bulletins > Report Warden Message: Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) Failed Arson Attempt CONSULAR AFFAIRS BULLETINS Sub-Saharan Africa - Tanzania 18 May 2010 U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam released the following Warden Message on May 18, 2010: On Sunday, May 16, 2010, at 8:30 in the evening a teenage boy ran past embassy guards and threw a bottle with flammable liquid under a water truck parked outside the walls of the embassy compound. Embassy guards immediately captured the boy and turned him over to the policeman on duty at...
  • St. Cloud (Minn) woman jailed for trying to light boyfriend on fire (Huh?)

    01/12/2009 2:22:07 PM PST · by MplsSteve · 11 replies · 410+ views
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 1/12/09 | Paul Walsh - Staff Reporter
    A 49-year-old St. Cloud woman is in jail today, accused of trying to set her boyfriend on fire with a blanket and fingernail polish, police said. The woman, who has yet to be charged, was being held in the Stearns County jail on suspicion of felony domestic assault, misdemeanor domestic assault and interferance with a 911 call. According to police: Officers were sent to the 500 block of 9th Avenue N. shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, after police dispatch fielded a 911 hangup call. Once there, they learned that the victim, a 42-year-old St. Cloud man, and his girlfriend had...
  • 4 Indicted In Vail Resort Eco-Terrorism ( New Arson Charges )

    05/19/2006 10:06:29 AM PDT · by george76 · 40 replies · 1,175+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | May 19, 2006 | Associated Press
    A federal grand jury in Denver has indicted four people on eight counts of arson for a series of eco-terrorism fires set at the Vail ski area in 1998. Those indicted are: Chelsea Dawn Gerlach, 29, Stanislas Gregory Meyerhoff, 28, Josephine Sunshine Overaker, 31, and Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, 33. Gerlach and Meyerhoff are presently in federal custody in Oregon, facing separate arson charges. The whereabouts of Overaker and Rubin are unknown. The Two Elks Lodge and other structures on Vail Mountain were burned to the ground on Oct. 19, 1998. Damage was estimated at $12 million. A group called the...
  • 3 Indicted in Calif. on Ecoterror Charges

    01/26/2006 7:14:13 AM PST · by george76 · 14 replies · 809+ views
    Associated Press ^ | DON THOMPSON
    Three environmental activists were cooking up plastic explosives and had planned to test a device the day they were arrested, federal prosecutors alleged Wednesday as they indicted them. The three face five to 20 years in federal prison if they are convicted of conspiring to use fire or explosives to damage property. The suspects planned assaults this spring in the name of the Earth Liberation Front, a 'loosey-goosey, sort of mist-of-the-fog kind of an organization' of environmental activists, U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott said. Eric McDavid, 28, Zachary Jensen, 20, and Lauren Weiner, 20, remain in jail. They could enter a...
  • Ecoterror suspect released on bond

    01/19/2006 5:02:55 PM PST · by george76 · 121 replies · 3,675+ views
    Arizona Daily Sun ^ | 01/18/2006 | LARRY HENDRICKS
    After a delay of nearly a month, a Flagstaff woman accused of being connected with the 1998 firebombing of a logging company in Oregon has been released from jail. Kendall Tankersley, 28, also known as Sarah Harvey, was released from an Oregon jail Jan. 10 on $150,000 bond. She is back in Flagstaff, ready to begin taking two classes at Northern Arizona University. Tankersley, a former employee at the university, was indicted in November by a federal grand jury in Oregon. She is accused of attempted arson and arson, acting as a lookout, in connection with a fire at U.S....