[The Detroit News]
Detroit -- An animal rights activist was
ordered Wednesday to serve six months in jail for harassing a Wayne State
University researcher and trespassing on university property.
Camille Marino of Wildwood, Fla., was sentenced in Wayne County Circuit
Court by visiting Judge Bryan Levy to the jail term as well as three
years' probation under a plea agreement with prosecutors.
pleaded guilty last month to unlawful posting of a message with
aggravating circumstances and trespassing for harassing Donal O'Leary,
who does cardiovascular research involving animals at WSU. A count of
aggravated stalking was dismissed, court records say.
a personal protection order against Marino in October 2011 after she
published his home address and comments about him on a "Negotiation is
Over" blog and other Internet sites. The researcher subsequently received
emails from animal rights activists, including Marino, that led him to
fear for his safety.