U.S. vs. James Akers, John Thomas, Earl D. Heisler and Roy C. Brown

U.S. vs. John Thomas: Judgement and Sentence

Judgement and sentencing document in Criminal Case No. 2214: United States vs. James Akers, alias Arthur Louis, JohnThomas, Earl D. Heisler, and Roy C. Brown, defendants, ordering John Thomas be imprisoned for two years at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth and $100 fine and $500 penalty on the 1st count of the indictment, as well as two years for the second and third counts, to be served concurrently with the sentence for the first.

U.S. vs. Jim "Manny" Akers: Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus ad prosequendum

Writ of habeas corpus ad prosequendum in Criminal Case No. 2214: United States vs. James Akers, alias Arthur Louis, JohnThomas, Earl D. Heisler, and Roy C. Brown, defendants, requesting that Jim "Manny" Akers be delivered from the Leavenworth Penitentiary to appear in court to receive sentencing.

U.S. vs. James Akers, John Thomas, Earl D. Heisler and Roy C. Brown: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 2214: United States vs. James Akers, alias Arthur Louis, JohnThomas, Earl D. Heisler, and Roy C. Brown, defendants. The defendants are charged with possessing "a certain distilling apparatus" for the manufacture of whiskey that was unregistered with the Internal Revue Service as required by law. Their distilling operation was located at 1122 North River Boulevard in Independence, Missouri.