Prohibition

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Information in the trial of Criminal Case No. 7677: United States vs. Dominick Binaggia, defendant. The document states that, per the affidavit of John J. McGowan (Exhibit A), Federal Prohibition Agent, Binaggia possessed and sold one half pint of whiskey, and maintained a "common nuisance" at 1642 St.

Verdict in the trial of Criminal Case No. 8838: United States vs. Rose Costanza, defendant. Costanza was found not guilty in the first, second, and third counts, related to operating a distillery, and guilty of the fourth count, related to the possession of alcohol. The verdicts are signed off on by the foreman of the jury.

Commitment of B. E. Rector in the trial of Criminal Case No. 8046: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. The document notes that Rector was charged with violating Section 37 of the Penal Code, and thus committed to the Jackson County Jail in default of his bond.

Affidavit in Criminal Case No. 7988: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. DeMayo states that the judge in his case, F. E. Kennamer, "has a personal bias or prejudice against him, and has a personal bias and prejudice in favor of ...

Commitment in Criminal Case No. 8559: United States vs. Angelo Troyer, defendant. The document notes that Troyer was charged with violating the Prohibition Act, and sentenced to serve one year and one day at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth.

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8046: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants.

Commitment of Robert Carnahan in the trial of Criminal Case No. 8046: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. The document notes that Carnahan was found guilty of conspiracy to violate the Prohibition Act, and sentenced to serve one year and one day in the U.S.

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 5928: United States vs. Charles Gargotta, defendant. The defendant is charged with the sale and possession of "one-half pint of whiskey" and "maintain[ing] a common nuisance" at 212 Independence Avenue.

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8567: United States vs. Tony Leptino, defendant. Count I of the indictment reports that in 1924, Leptino entered a plea of guilty to a charge of selling one pint of whiskey in violation of the National Prohibition Act, and was sentenced to four months in the Buchanan County Jail and a one hundred dollar fine.

Information in the trial of Criminal Case No. 5676: United States vs. Jake Binaggia, Frank Fondana and Tony Dibanata, defendant. The document summarizing Tony DiBanata's hearing before George D. Beardsley, United States Commissioner.

Information in the trial of Criminal Case No. 8902: United States vs. Frank DeLuna and Ben Danzo, defendants. The document states that, per the affidavit of W. Harold Lane, Federal Prohibition Agent, Deluna and Danzo possessed and transported, "for beverage purposes," fifteen gallons of whiskey.

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.

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