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FBI raids Catholic Worker house in search of pipeline sabotage evidence | Des Moines Register, Earth First!

The Catholic Worker House at 713 Indiana Ave. in Des Moines that was raided by FBI agents on Friday.(Photo: Charly Haley/Des Moines Register)

The Catholic Worker House at 713 Indiana Ave. in Des Moines that was raided by FBI agents on Friday.(Photo: Charly Haley/Des Moines Register)

The FBI raided a Catholic Worker House in Des Moines early Friday in search of evidence linked to efforts to sabotage construction of the Dakota Access pipeline.

About 30 law enforcement personnel, led by agents armed with guns who identified themselves as being from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, entered the Catholic Workers’ Berrigan House just north of downtown Des Moines shortly after 6 a.m., said Frank Cordaro, a former Catholic priest who resides at the house. The agents left about 10:30 a.m. with boxes and sealed bags of property they had seized.

Source: FBI raids Catholic Worker house in Des Moines in search of pipeline sabotage evidence

This morning, August 11 2017, over 30 FBI agents raided the Berrigan House, home of Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek. The raid was related to an ongoing investigation into Ruby and Jessica’s peaceful actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in January.

For more information on how to support Ruby and Jessica, check out http://www.mississippistand.com.

Source: FBI Steals Sensitive Legal Material from Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek’s Home | Earth First! Newswire

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