U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector: Indictment

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Affidavit in Criminal Case No. 7991: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. The defendants were charged with Prohibition Act violations including selling whiskey and alcohol "suitable for beverage purposes." The indictment describes the defendants selling 24 one pint bottles, and an additional 50 gallons, to Jason Kominakis, as well as an agreement to sell "one case of Bourbon whiskey, one case of Scotch whiskey, 25 gallons of alcohol and 25 sets of counterfeit strip revenue stampss for the sum of $520.00" to James Kominakis in Omaha, Nebraska.

Date: 
June 13th 1927
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
Event Name: 
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
NARA ID 573453, Criminal Case Files, 1879 - 1987
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARA-7991-0001
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