Liquor seizure involving Galveston PD officer - 1924

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nt 10:30' o'clock . j In f u l l ; the week. ^ Hous- ; i Crock- | o'clock! degree This Je- p. 32d. of 2:30 from Knight of 32d, degree Theodore master of the p. m., i l l be given Band will t to nd- n to "mnko corner Homo." degree, FORMER POLICEMAN IS HELD FOLLOWING CAPTURE ' OF LAUNCH. Tom Cobb, former Galvcston policeman, policeman, was arrested last night by customs officers In connection with the seizure Friday night between jetties of tho motorboat Lena of Beaumont and nor cargo of 489 of liquor and two barrels of beer. Charges of receiving, concealing, transporting and possession of liquor known to have been (smuggled Into this country contrary to the tariff act of 1922 and tho national prohibition prohibition act wore filed against him before before United. States Commissioner Brantly Harris, who fixed his bond at $2,500 p e n d i n g an hearing to bo held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock In the United States marshal's office. Bond was signed by Victor E. Fredertckson and Sol TInlorow. tho former proprietor of soft d r i n k stand and the I n tailor. Tho arrest, was made by A. F. SobiuTf, cuotnmn agont. and Henry K. H r u n k o n h o o f e superintendent of customs Inspectors. Cobb refused to ninko a, statement and w o u l d not discuss the case w cers. Clothe* In Tlnnt. Cobh's arrest was said by officers to havo resulted from the l i n d a oont, a stickpin and a tie clasp among articles of wearing apparel l o f t In the boat when its presumably d o f f e d his clothes Mvnm iiflhoro to tho n o r t h oluiln pursuers, leaving- the boat circling circling at f u l l speed w i t h aboard. Tl-. former policeman Is charged specifically with vlolatic" of section 533 ot tho t a r i f f act f 1922. torn* ehnrgo covering receiving and concealing liquor Knowing It was illegally Imported, and w i t h of sections 2 and 2fi. t i t l e 1 2, of tho n o t i o n a l prohibition act, which covers tmr.rporta; ion and possession. Mr. Sr.harff, who arrived hflTa yos- (Conllnucd on Pago 2, Column

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News25 Mar 1924, TuePage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)25 Mar 1924, TuePage 1
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