Johnny Jack case - Cherokee

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Johnny Jack case - Cherokee - and court (Johnny Lera the'past indictment...
and court (Johnny Lera the'past indictment brought in motor transportation, inland. Varnell of the ID FOU1 GUILTY NOUNES FREED ON CHARGES IN CONNECTION' WITH SEIZURE JUNE 6. John D. Nounes (Johnny Jack) was declared not guilty in federal court yesterday o.n all five counts of an indictment charging conspiracy. conspiracy. Importation, receiving, concealing concealing and transporting intoxicating liquor in connection with the seizure seizure of the Cherokee with her on Juno G Jack Komiskle and Joe Land!, indicted indicted Jointly with Nounes, were found guilty by th» j u r y on of the counts and not guilty on counts two and three. Sentence was not passed yesterday. Komiskle and Land! were convicted on the charges of conspiracy, concealing liquor and transportation of liquor. The J u r y returned tho verdict 4:35 o'clock yesterday afternoon after receiving the case shoi^Jy after 1 o'clock. Final testimony and concluding arguments were heard yesterday morning. The case was begun Monday afternoon. The case involved tho capture of the Cherokee with a cargo of J u n e 6. Komlsklo and Land! on the vessel at the time of seizure by customs officers. Tho Cherokee had been captured in rum running twice previously? and testimony showed that tho vessel was sold the federal government to John Nounes through an attorney. The Cherokee had not been delivered to Nounes at th« time of the.oaptur*. and Koralnkle. testified jtbate had taken. ttto / .vcg«CwUhoue / p»ftfriiil»fc

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News16 Jul 1924, WedPage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)16 Jul 1924, WedPage 1
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