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Authorities Arrest Three Suspected Members Of Radical Environmentalist Group

Sacramento, CA — Authorities have arrested three individuals suspected of having ties with the militant environmental group Earth Liberation Front.

The arrests are the culmination of a lengthy investigation by the FBI.

Authorities arrested 20-year-old Lauren Weiner of Philadelphia, 20-year-old Zachary Jenson of Monroe, Washington and 28-year-old Eric McDavid of Foresthill in the parking lot of an Auburn shopping center.

The three are suspected of plotting bomb attacks to destroy government facilities, cell phone towers and power generation facilities.

The three are being held at the Sacramento Main Jail awaiting arraignment scheduled for Tuesday.

Written by Eric Nelson