FBI RAISES REWARD FOR BOMBING SUSPECT TO $250,000
By Brigid Gaffikin, Bay City News
January 25, 2006
A reward in the amount of $250,000 has been issued
for a Berkeley animal rights activist wanted in connection with
the 2003 bombings of two Bay Area corporations, the FBI announced
Daniel Andreas San Diego, 27, is considered armed
and dangerous, according to Joe Ford, special agent in charge
of the San Francisco office.
San Diego is wanted for allegedly being involved
with bombing the Emeryville offices of the Chiron Corporation
twice on Aug. 28, 2003 and a bombing at Shaklee Corporation in
Pleasanton on Sept. 26, 2003, according to the FBI.
No one was hurt in the blasts, which caused minor
In 2003, animal rights group Revolutionary Cells
claimed responsibility for the explosions, stating that both corporations
did business with Huntingdon Life Sciences, a New Jersey company
that conducts product tests on animals.
An activist with ties to animal rights groups, San
Diego is known to travel internationally, to possess a 9mm handgun
and to be a strict vegan, Ford said. San Diego is a white man,
weighing 160 pounds, 6 feet tall and has brown hair and eyes.
The FBI states that San Diego also has several distinguishing
tattoos, including a round shape approximately five inches in
diameter in the color of burning hillsides/plains in the center
of his chest" as well as "progressive scenes in black
and white of destroyed/burned buildings on his left abdomen, a
leafless tree in the center of his lower back, and burning yet
still standing buildings on the right side of his lower back.
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