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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.

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8460: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, defendant. DeMayo was charged with receiving and possessing a knowingly-stolen Liberty Bond worth $5000 "with intent to convert the same to his own use and gain and to deprive the owner of the use thereof."

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 14462: United States vs. Charles V. Carrollo, defendant. Carrollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss, and was charged with mailing a letter and unsigned bill of sale granting one-quarter ownership of a lottery-style gaming operation, the Fortune Skill-Ball game, at 2 West 39th Street.

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 12391: United States vs. Joe Giarameta, defendant.

Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 14218: United States vs. James Gargotta and Anthony Trombino, defendants. Gargotta entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to eight months in jail, to run concurrently with his sentence in case No. 14215.

Search warrant issued for "the premises of John Doe (true name unknown) at 100 Delaware Street, alleging that "intoxicating liquor has been and is now being illegally kept, bartered and sold, in the pool hall and soft drink parlor" at that address.

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 4414: United States vs. Charles Gargotta, defendant. Gargotta is charged with three counts of selling whiskey: one half pint to Henry Fulton, two ounces to Harry Hall, and another two ounces to Set Carson on July 5, 1921.

Judgment and commitment in Criminal Case No. 14700: United States vs. Carl Civella, defendant. Civella entered a plea of guilty entered a plea of guilty to count two, and was sentenced to one year and one day in the penitentiary. The United States entered nolle prosequi to counts one and three of the indictment.

Commitment in Criminal Case No. 11781: United States vs. Gus Gargotta, Hallitt Perkins, Willie Cox, Fred Sorisso and George Evans, defendants. The document reports that Willie Cox was charged in four counts with violating the Prohibition Act.

Order in Criminal Case No. 11769: United States vs. Pat Noonan, Joe School, Charles Binaggio, Milan Redis, Glen White, Eddie Moran, Link Moran, Silas Counts, and Frank Hart, defendants. Judge Albert L. Reeves orders the case be dismissed.

Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 14117: United States vs. Harry Goldberg, Dennis Sheedy, Frank Mulvihill, Mary Goldstein, William A. Gorman, Dick Burrus, and Ralph "Red" Rosenberg, defendants. Goldberg and Rosenberg entered pleas of guilty and were sentenced to jail for six months and a fine of $1,000.

Commitment in the trial of Criminal Case No. 4182: United States vs. Charley Gargotta, defendant.

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