On October 5, The Daily Astorian newspaper reported, "At 1:23 a.m. Sunday, a resident of the 92600 block of Simonsen Road reported terrorists are releasing her mink. A Clatsop County Sheriff's deputy is investigating."

According to Fur Commission USA, 300 mink were released from cages at the Ylipelto Fur Farm (92659 Simonsen Loop Road) in Astoria, Oregon.

The farm was the target of a raid in October 2008.