Prohibition

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U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo: Commitment

Commitment of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo 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 DeMayo was found guilty of Prohibition Act violations, and sentenced to serve two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas. DeMayo was delivered to the warden of the penitentiary on May 3, 1929.

U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector: Indictment

Affidavit in Criminal Case No. 7991: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants.

U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector: Indictment

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

U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 7988: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. The defendants are charged with illegally allowing the bottling of distilled spirits and stamping them with stamps "purporting to be engraved strip stamps issued by the United States Government" in an office at the Kansas City Life Building.

U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 7988: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. The defendants are charged with illegally allowing the bottling of distilled spirits and stamping them with stamps "purporting to be engraved strip stamps issued by the United States Government" in an office at the Kansas City Life Building. The document specifically mentions a sale to Jason Kominakis in Omaha, Nebraska, of three hundred counterfeit stamps.

U.S. vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector: Affidavit of Personal Bias or Prejudice By and On Behalf of the Defendant Frank DeMayo

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 ...

U.S. vs. Flore Picralli: Report of Trial

Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 8555: United States vs. Flore Picralli, defendant. The document summarizes events of the case, including the defendant's arrest on January 16, 1928, and the attorneys representing each side. Commissioner George D. Beardsley ordered a recognizance of $2500.00, and ordered him to appear in the District Court on April 23, 1928.

U.S. vs. Flore Picralli: Indictment

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.

U.S. vs. Flore Picralli: Comittment

Commitment in Criminal Case No. 8555: United States vs. Flore Picralli, defendant. The document notes that Picralli was charged with violating the Prohibition Act, and sentenced to serve one year and one day at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth. Picralli was delivered to the warden of the penitentiary on September 8, 1928.

U.S. vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, et al.: Praecipe for Witnesses before Grand Jury

Praecipe for witnesses before the Grand Jury in Criminal Case No. 6469: United States vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, Isaac E. Martin, Benno Grauenbaum, Harvey Storms, Manning Wilcox, defendants. The document lists individuals to whom the court will issue a subpoena to appear in court on November 17, 1924, to testify in the case. The document lists names and addresses of witnesses, including individuals who were alleged victims of extortion by the defendants.

U.S. vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, et al.: Order for the Dismissal of Cases

Order for the Dismissal of Criminal Case No. 6470: United States vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, Isaac E. Martin, Harvey Storms, Manning Wilcox, defendants. The document, signed by District Judge Albert L. Reeves, also orders dismissed eighteen additional cases involving the same defendants, all Federal Prohibition Agents. Eight more cases involving other defendants were also dismissed by this order.

U.S. vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, et al.: Joseph Lusco Direct Examination Transcript

Transcript of examination of Joseph Lusco before the Grand Jury in Criminal Case No. 6469: United States vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, Isaac E. Martin, Benno Grauenbaum, Harvey Storms, Manning Wilcox, defendants. The transcript examination of Joseph Lusco regarding his experience with Agents Wilcox and Curran. Lusco had a pending Prohibition violation case, and had previously been convicted of other Prohibition violations. When Lusco was asked where he kept his liquor, he replied "That is for you to find out."