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. Louis Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri,where "intoxicating liquors ... were kept, sold, and bartered" in violation of the Prohibition Act.

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Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 8557: United States vs. Tony Leptino, defendant. The document summarizes facts of the case, including the defendant's arrest on November 11, 1927, witnesses who appeared, and the attorneys representing each side. Commissioner George D. Beardsley ordered a recognizance of $1500.00, and ordered him to appear in the District Court on April 23, 1928.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8389: United States vs. Joe DiGiovanni, defendant. The defendant was charged with, in Count I, possession of unregistered distilling equipment "; in Count II, operating a distillery, at 516 East 5th Street in Kansas City, "with the intent to defraud the United States of America of the tax on the spirits"; and in Count III, possessing and fermenting "a quantity of mash fit for distillation ... to wit, 2000 gallons," outside of a registered distillery."

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Information in the trial of Criminal Case No. 7127: United States vs. Peter Digiovanni, defendant. The document states that, per the affidavit of M. L. Hogg, Federal Prohibition Agent, sold one quarter of wine, possessed twenty-five gallons of wine, and "did maintain a common nuisance" at 1030 East 4th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, where he "kept, possessed, stored, and sold" liquor in violation of the National Prohibition Act.

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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.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 9019: United States vs. Bob Rippen, Frank (Fritz) Malloy, Joseph L. Tingle, Tom Fitzgibbons (alias Thomas Church), Edward Hohmann, Emma Amsler (alias Helen E. Johnson), and Elmer Hoard, Earl Tingle, J. J. Fields and Dewey Bardone, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit Prohibition Act violations, including the manufacture, possession, and sale of 1250 gallons of beer, as well as possession of brewing equipment.

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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.

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

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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.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 11784: United States vs. Joseph Piscitta, Russell Piscitta, James Piscitta, George Tippet, Hubert Brown, Udell Harris, Eugene Petko, Emery Petko, Wesley Cole and Theodore Wilson, defendants. The defendants were charged in multiple counts: in Count I, carrying on the business of liquor details without having paid the required tax, and maintaining a common nuisance

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Order in Criminal Case No. 8991: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Joe Tutaro, Frank Fischman, Veto DeRoun, Meyer Esthman, Joseph Aroitto, and Sam Greenburg, defendants. Judge Albert L. Reeves orders the case be dismissed.

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Commitment in Criminal Case No. 9518: United States vs. Tony Casciola, Ellis Titus Buice, Angelo Distassio, and Gaston Van Ross, defendants. The document reports that Tony Casciola was charged with violating the Prohibition Act, and sentenced to serve one year and one day in the United States Industrial Reformatory at Chillicothe, Ohio. Casciola was delivered to the superintendent of the reformatory on November 17, 1929.

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