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BJ and Alex back in prison

Urgent ELP! Bulletin (22nd July 2009)
Dear friends

ELP has just learnt that former remand prisoner Williams 'BJ' Viehl (who is accused of animal rights activity) had his bail revoked three weeks ago after he wrote letters of support to other ALF/ELF prisoners which was a violation of his terms of bail (his bail terms said he wasn't allowed contact with anyone from the ALF or who is 'straight edge').

ELP further understands that BJ's co-defendant, Alex Hall, has also had his bail revoked for a separate incident. (The police stopped Alex's car, searched it and allegedly found some brass knuckles).

At the moment ELP does not have Alex's full details, but BJ's address is:

William James Viehl
Inmate #2009-05735
Davis County Jail
800 West State St.
Farmington, UT 84025
USA

As soon as we have Alex's details we will let you know. However we understand Alex is likely to be at the same jail as BJ.

ELP also understands that Alex and BJ are being supported by the new American based group 'Support Vegans in the Prison System' (Prison VIPS). For more info on Prison VIPS please check out their website www.supportvips.org)

Other support sites for Alex and BJ are www.supportbjandalex.com and www.myspace.com/supportbjandalex

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