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ALF / ELF Fugitive Justin Solondz Arrested in Chicago
July 8th, 2011
After three years in a Chinese jail, Justin Solondz is taken into US custody
Justin Solondz spent years on the run before being arrested in China three years ago. This week, years in a Chinese jail, he was deported and taken into US custody at a Chicago airport.
He is being charged with a role in two actions: the 2001 University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture arson (claimed by the Earth Liberation Front), and the arson and attempted animal release at the 2001 Litchfield Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Susanville, California (claimed by the Animal Liberation Front).
Recently, Solondz's former girlfriend, Briana Waters, entered into a plea deal in which she agreed to testify against Solondz at his upcoming trial.
A search for his name on the BOP Inmate Locator did not give any results, and his current jail address is not known.
View the FBI 'wanted' poster for Solondz here.
With several cooperating witnesses, he faces a hard legal battle ahead. I will be posting his jail address as soon as it is available. For now, give your silent support to the three remaining fugitives from this FBI sweep dubbed the 'Green Scare case'. They are somewhere out there tonight, continuing to be hunted as 'terrorists' by the FBI.
- Peter Young