Seizure of the Mercedes Williams - Schariff -1929
' h a s ' b e e n on HUNT FOR OWNER OF RUM LAUNCH WILL CONTINUE Government officials yesterday :ontlnucU their search for Angelo 8. Palmisano, the alleged owner of the launch Mercedes ' Williams, which was seized recently near San Oon by customs agents and pro- libition agents with a cargo of iquor aboard, said to be Â· wortn Â·HOO.OOO.- . . A. F. Scharff, customs agent In charge here, left yesterday lor Chicago, Chicago, and. It is believed his mission s .connected with th'e search for the owner of the launch. Shortly after the seizure Mr.-Scharff said he had clews which he . believed would lead to the arrest .of other* mplicated In the unsuccessful at- empt to smuggle In the cargo of 3,000 cases of whisky and 100 cases of alcohol. The haul-was one of the largest made here recently. Tony Genna and Sam Alena, who /ere In the vicinity of the launch it the time of the capture, -were re- cased Friday for want of evidence o link them with the seizure. Government records ' at Biloxl, Miss.,.list Palmloano.as the owner it the'launch.