U.S. vs. Pete Cardina, Mike Titino, Thomas Tococo and Charles Gargotta: Information
Information in the trial of Criminal Case No. 5839: United States vs. Pete Cardina, Mike Titino, Thomas Tococo and Charles Gargotta, defendants. The document states that, per the affidavit of Arthur L. Curran, Federal Prohibition Agent, the defendants were found in possession of "a certain quantity of intoxicating liquor," i.e. one and one-fourth pints of whiskey. The affidavit also notes that Gargotta has a prior conviction of possession in violation of the National Prohibition Act. The defendants were also charged, in a second count, with maintaining a common nuisance at 212 Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.