Friday, November 12, 2010

Kevin Olliff Released From Prison After 18 Months

Nov 11th, 2010 Voice of the Voiceless

by Peter Young

After over a year and a half in prison on stalking charges, yesterday
Kevin Olliff was released.

Kevin was charged with “stalking” for his role in the POM Wonderful and
UCLA campaigns in Los Angeles. Tuesday a judge sentenced him to three
years in prison. In California’s prison system, prisoners serve about half
their sentence. The three-year sentence translated to his immediate

Very little news on Kevin’s case was publicized during his
incarceration. With the lack of updates made public, the case of Kevin
Olliff was sadly under-publicized and under-noticed by the animal rights
movement, despite its serious implications (Kevin was convicted merely of
participating in home demonstrations). Most of the news on Kevin Olliff
was dominated by exaggerated and inaccurate news reports, claiming Kevin
was a “member of the Animal Liberation Front”. In fact, at no point were
any such allegations made by the prosecution.

Kevin has five years of probation ahead of him, but he is out of prison.
Welcome home.

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