Man accused of setting minks loose on Illinois farm to enter guilty plea

Two men were indicted Thursday in Chicago for setting loose thousands of minks from a downstate farm. (WLS)

Kevin Johnson entered a guilty plea in federal court Friday after being charged with vandalizing a downstate Illinois farm and releasing 2,000 minks into the wild.

Johnson, an animal rights activist, faces up to three years in prison.

His co-defendant, Tyler Lang, is scheduled to plead guilty in July.

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