Federal Agents Raid Brewery 1928

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Federal Agents Raid Brewery 1928  - J. FE«t AGENTS ATMNUL FIVE MftlN ARRESTEn AND...
J. FE«t AGENTS ATMNUL FIVE MftlN ARRESTEn AND BBOl'OHT Trt FREKPORT; SIXTH MAN SOU45HT tht Federat prohibition; agents nontln. ued using; their mops In this' section when they arrested'riv« men At Galena, Galena, yesterday 1 ' ort char**.* of con* spiring to violate" the national prohibition prohibition Act. the men are said to have been operating a brewery in Galena and reports are to the effect that th«y were enjoying a good business. The operatives of the government Are. thought to havi» nia.de "buys" nt th« place some weeks ago and return- efl yesterday to place the men .under arrest. Those taken were: Phillip Greibe, aged 2$. GuS Blum, figefl ST. Ben Leifkftr. aged 53. Henry I/Mlamann, us- 1 .3s. Wm. Mess, aged ifi.; A sixth man, Michael Greibe, is' tiorj year ot.th* act" ns it. includes '"charges" ofj ( a Wo wanted 4hd it was understood th»t. he would b« ready to surrender to thfe prohibition agents tomorrow. It was stated that the Calenaites hid a. regular brawery in operation th6 place being completely equipped for thft manufacture and distribution of beer. The chtu-ffe of conspiring to violate the prohibition act. is a. moral nasa conspiracy to evadfe or defeat the i f:t j aw . >st bank- '. «T9u«ht to Free|M»'rt '"* Ths men were .brought here )a»t ; evening by thft federal agents anil 11 " taken before United States Commis-. !nK sioner Stanley M. Vance. Kone" of| the men were able to furnish bond and they were placed in the county Jail. It is expected they will be formally arraigned tomorrow when the cases of the Freeport men, arrested arrested last week, will be brought up for preliminary hearing before the commissioner. fc -It is understood that the government government will ask for a padlockng injunction injunction against the place used by the alleged beer manufacturers. GRAND JURORS FOR MARCH 25 •.he at last were This

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 09 Feb 1928, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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