Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Civella, Carl J.

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Report from Kansas City Police Department detectives listing "persons having masses said at the Holy Rosary Church in memory of Charles Gargotta," including Mr. and Mrs. Carl Civella, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Di Capo, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Accurso, and other individuals, families, and businesses.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 14700: United States vs. Carl Civella, defendant. Civella was charged with selling 187 grains of morphine hydrocloride, "derivative of opium," outside of the original packaging and without proper tax having been paid. In a second count, he is also charged with having purchased the 187 grains of morphine. The purchase and sale both took place near 12th and Vine. A third count charges that Civella did "receive, conceal, buy and sell ..

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Judgment and commitment in Criminal Case No. 14700: United States vs. Carl Civella, defendant. Civella entered a plea of guilty entered a plea of guilty to count two, and was sentenced to one year and one day in the penitentiary. The United States entered nolle prosequi to counts one and three of the indictment.

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