U.S. vs. Carl Civella: Indictment
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 ... facilitate the transportation, concealment and sale after importation" of 187 grains of morphine that had been illegally brought into the country.