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John Woynoski - JANUARY 3, 1958 Bookies Face Grand Jury...
JANUARY 3, 1958 Bookies Face Grand Jury Thursday Ten persons under bail on book-making book-making book-making charges since a crackdown December 14 on five alleged horse race betting establishments, will be brought before the Luzerne County grand jury next week as District Attorney Albert 11. Aston presses for conspiracy indictments. Asjton said yesterday the nine men and one woman netted in simultaneous raids staged by state police and county detectives will be subpoenaed ta appear next Thursday. The conspiracy angle being pursued pursued by Aston stems from an allegation allegation Joseph "Little Mozart" Sheeran, 117 North Main street, Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre, was "the kingpin" in regional horse race belting through control of the distribution of information on race results. An attempt-apparently attempt-apparently attempt-apparently will be made to obtain from Sheeran arid the nine other defendants informa tion that will link some or all of them with a conspiracy to illegally raided, Aston intimated Sheeran controlled the distribution of such information in a large part of Northeastern United States, and particularly Northeastern Pennsyl vania and parts of New York State. Sheeran and the others arrested in the raids are all free under $500 bail posted on bookmaking charges before a .Kingston justice of .the peace. It is an unusual action to bring defendants before a grand jury. Customarily,, only prosecution wit nesses appear before the panel which decides for or against in dictments. The other defendants who will be brought before the grand jury are: Andrew Conigliaro, alias Andrew Candell, alias "Big Andrew," of Nuangola; Lewis A. Moycr, 428 un- disseminate information . on horsje race results At the time the bookie joints in Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre Town ship, Pittston and Nanticoke were Holden street, West Wyoming; Vin cenzo DcCintio, 85 Lincoln street, Wilkes-Barre; Wilkes-Barre; Wilkes-Barre; Joseph Epstine, 292 South Franklin street, Wilkes. Barre; George Karazia, alias George Brown, alias Browine, Georgetown, Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre , Township; Township; Anthony Dominick, 324 War. ren street, Pittston; Joseph A. Evans, 922 Clark street, Avoca; John Woynoski, alias John Krick, Prospect street, Nanticoke, and Miss Julia Wolosonovitch, 259 East Broad street, Nanticoke. the' DISCOUNT HOUSE 56 North Cedar Street Furniture & Appliances Open Daily 9 to 9 CONVENIENT TERMS

Clipped from The Plain Speaker03 Jan 1958, FriPage 16

The Plain Speaker (Hazleton, Pennsylvania)03 Jan 1958, FriPage 16
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