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ALF Prisoner Jonathan Paul Released After Nearly Four Years
From Voice of the Voiceless
Finishing a four-year sentence for burning down a horse slaughterhouse, Jonathan Paul is released from prison
After 3.2 years in a federal prison and 6 months in a halfway house, Jonathan Paul walked free on July 1st, 2011.
In addition to pleading guilty to the 1997 Animal Liberation Front arson that closed the Cavel West horse slaughterhouse in Redmond, Oregon; Paul also admitted a role in a slew of high-profile ALF raids going back to the 1980s. Among them, the raid on Loma Linda University in 1988, and the University of Arizona in 1989. The latter was the largest laboratory raid in US history.
He released this short statement after his release:
�After almost 3.2 years behind the fence and 6 months at the halfway house at 5:30 am this morning on July 1, 2011 I have been released and other than having probation I am finally free from the bureau of prisons. Thanks for all of your love and support! Yippee! See you all soon!�