Oil City Derrick 7/11/1928 Prohibition Raid

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Oil City Derrick 7/11/1928 Prohibition Raid - SHERIFFS ARE RAIDED DURING LAKE MEETING Claim...
SHERIFFS ARE RAIDED DURING LAKE MEETING Claim "Local Politics" To Blame For Liquor Raid At Conneaut BY Th* Asjocl-'.'fd P'"«- ,,. . Conneaut Lake, Fa., July 10.--A liquor raid by co'.irty officera nt Conneaut Lake liotil while sboriffs . of tho state were holding their I rtual meeting there was laid to "local politics" today by Thomas Sterrrtt. Erie county sheriff and nrt?3irfcnt of the Pennsylvania As- eoclation of Sheriffs. District Attorney Stuart Culbort- aon. of Crawford county claimed several of those attending the sheriffs convention were present at "a wild liquor party" at the hotel when ic was raided last night. Robert Claik. a bellboy was arrested and today was held for under ?500 bond charged with violating the prohibition laws. County Detective John Lalcy. charged Clark wa ,,, .ig. A quantity of llcRPd whiskey and alp was CulbcrtEon said th.it between and 40 persons were present at the "party." He said a flst fight occurred when the county officers appeared and arrested Clark. Sterrctt Bald "everything seems to indicate that the raid was to local politics aimed ot the sheriffs olllce. It was most embarrassing embarrassing for us at the time when wo were holding our meeting Th» whole thing spemn to have been caused by political differences." differences." The Erie county officer, asked .; the convention were involved in th had nothing lo do \ there had been some fighting in hotel when the raid was made. he raid. ?ald with it. He said

Clipped from The Oil City Derrick11 Jul 1928, WedPage 1

The Oil City Derrick (Oil City, Pennsylvania)11 Jul 1928, WedPage 1
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