U.S. vs. Joe Bertini, Joe DiGiovanni and Tony Tumminello: Indictment

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8262: United States vs. Joe Bertini, Joe DiGiovanni and Tony Tumminello, defendants. The defendants were charged with possession of unregistered distilling equipment. In a second count, the defendants were charged with ilegally operating a distillery "with the intent to defraud the United States of the tax on the spirits distilled by him." In third fourth counts, the men were charged with "possess[ing] and ferment[ing] a quantity of mash fit for distillation, to wit, 4000 gallons," and doing so illegally in a "dwelling house" at 2547 Agnes Avenue.

Date: 
November 9th 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-8262-0001
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