U.S. vs. Flore Picralli: Indictment

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8555: United States vs. Flore Picralli, defendant. Picralli was charged with, in Count I, possessing unregistered distilling equipment, i.e. a 35-gallon whiskey still; in Count II, operating a distillery "with the intent to defraud the United States of America of the tax on the spirits"; in Count III, possessing and fermenting 100 gallons of mash "fit for distillation and for the production of alcoholic spirits" outside of a legal distillery; and in Count IV, operating a "distilling apparatus" inside a dwelling at 527 Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
April 25th 1928
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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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-8555-0001
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