Earth Liberation Front extremists did about $30,000 in damage to a Charlottesville, Virginia building site in early February.
Activists set fire to a bulldozer and damaged other construction equipment at the site, which is being developed into a mix retail, commercial and residential units.
The ELF extremists let behind a banner reading “YOUR CONSTRUCTION = LONG TERM DESTRUCTION – ELF.”
The FBI is investigating the crime.
ELF Damages Construction Equipment at Charlottesville Site. Frontline Information Service, February 9, 2004.
Radical group claims damage. Carlos Santos, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia), February 11, 2004.