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U.S. vs. Phillip Casciapoia: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13411: United States vs. Phillip Casciapoia, alias Tony Russo, defendant.

U.S. vs. Peter Digiovanni: Search Warrant for 1030 East 5th Street

Search warrant issued for the building at 1030 East 5th Street in Kansas City, Missouri, described as "a two story brick building ... and occupied as a grocery store." The document alleges that "intoxicating liquor now is being kept for sale and barter in violation of the National Prohibition Act." The search warrant was executed by Agent Thurston C. Hulse on April 4, 1925, and was relevant to Criminal Case No. 7127: U.S. vs. Peter Digiovanni.

U.S. vs. Peter Digiovanni: Information

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.

U.S. vs. Pete Cardina, Mike Titino, Thomas Tococo and Charles Gargotta: Information

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. one and one-fourth pints of whiskey. The affidavit also notes that Gargotta has a prior conviction of possession in violation of the National Prohibition Act.

U.S. vs. Paul Di Giovanni: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 3956: United States vs. Paul Di Giovanni, defendant. The defendant is charged with selling, "for beverage purposes," a quart of wine, and being in possession of two quarts of wine, in violation of the National Prohibition Act.

U.S. vs. Paul Carollo: Report of Trial

Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 8549: United States vs. Paul Carollo, defendant. The document summarizes events of the case, including the defendant's arrest on January 6, 1928, the witnesses who appeared, and the attorneys appearing on each side. Commissioner George D. Beardsley held that Carollo was "probably guilty," ordered a recognizance of $2000.00, and ordered him to appear in the District Court on April 23, 1928.

U.S. vs. Paul Carollo: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8549: United States vs. Paul Carollo, defendant. Carollo was charged with, in Count I, possessing unregistered distilling equipment, i.e.

U.S. vs. Paul Carollo: Commitment

Commitment in Criminal Case No. 8549: United States vs. Paul Carollo, defendant. The document notes that DeSimone was charged with violating the Harrison Narcotic Act, and sentenced to serve one year and one day at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth. DeSimone was delivered to the warden of the penitentiary on November 1, 1928.

U.S. vs. Pat Noonan, Joe School, Charles Binagio, et al.: Warrant to Apprehend

Warrant to apprehend 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. Commissioner James S. Summers approved the warrant to arrest the defendants per an account by Special Agent Martin J. Lahart that he and another investigator were able to purchase six whiskey highballs, and witnessed other customers purchasing cocktails and beer.

U.S. vs. Pat Noonan, Joe School, Charles Binagio, et al.: Order

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.

U.S. vs. Pat Noonan, Joe School, Charles Binagio, et al.: Indictment

Indictment 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. The defendants were charged with conspiracy to "barter, sell, transport and manufacture certain intoxicating liquors, to-wit: whiskey, alcohol, gin, ale and beer" and with maintaining a common nuisance at the White House Tavern, or Kit Kat Nite Club, near 82nd and Troost.

U.S. vs. P. H. Slattery, M. J. Donahue, J. C. Brossman and James Regan: Judgment and Orders of Probation and Commitment

Judgments and orders of probation and commitment in Criminal Case No. 13740: United States vs. P. H. Slattery, M. J. Donahue, J. C. Brossman, and James Regan, defendants. Slattery entered a plea of nolo contendere and was placed on probation for five years. Donahue and Brossman entered a plea of nolo contendere and was sentenced to four months in jail, suspected for two years probation, and a fine of $250. Regan entered a plea of guilty to the second count, the United States having dmissed count one, and was sentenced to three months in jail and a fee of $1,500.