Tuesday, January 11, 2005


Harrison David Burrows, 18, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison after confessing to burning two tractors and a small recycling shed affiliated with the animal testing facilities at Brigham Young University, in the early morning hours of July 8, 2004. The action, which caused more than $30,000 in damage, was claimed in the name of the Animal Liberation Front. The minimum 5 year sentence was waived because Burrows turned in his accomplice Joshua Stephen Demmitt, who pleaded guilty and will be sentenced on January 18, to possibly 25 years. Burrows was originally caught after he returned to the crime scene to watch the fire with a roommate and submitted to FBI questioning. Later tools stolen from the location of the fires were discovered in his home.