C R Brogan and Son on trial for bootlegging 30 Apr 1935

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ing. 1 soon be recaptured. Of Officers Buying Auto And Big Liquor Cargo ex-;,y., '., -p ran l,i; n ' air-j »' HHCbSs ^Vl T raillvllU Hit-j unions. Being- Caught But Never Arrested o newly | RCKXOKE V a.. April 30.—-i.^—The > of al -j story 'of how he was catigh?. with n ' 'j ond o{ 40 gallons of whisky in an will automobile he wns driving, and never was arrested, by two officers, one of informed cision as The of the tackled cabinet of policy of Minister Baldwin, ell, will Repprts .. i visvted tense. Attorney Sam Price, represent- . tuumg ing Beckeu. young Brognn said he. I to lne i a 1 idi s Of In the cross-examination by personally, had never paid «t. by INVO oiuct t*. "";' h ,; j Beckett or Richards any "protection company. said, intci sa\^m-^^ rc j moncy ,. nnd hart "never talked to j is no ftn^rll 'inrv in'^tlv- Fr-»nk- ! " thc " r on{% of lhon - lllxxU Il( l" 01 '-" He ! P°rts." • cSS ila «oS; by i ^ ««» that the automobile did not LVJtfv j.4»t.v,j . v i^ v. I»« n ..rlrli,<t< Hi A r»VV^Tl*T .•im i i i .-••!..'- will j ^"-^ y - C o^ptrncy trial today by | said «1» that the .u.toniobile did not Red Fvcrt Bro ' n a government vithcss. belong to him and that the ownvr as reviews, whc>m ne 600,- j ?24 - for , last | \^f d to n c\cu ^ Fvcrt Brogan. forward | . u - (e ,. bt , uls started late yesterday. "boouegser" opcraiing 111 no.niwM:, meetings' Both toklficd that they had "ar- Price drew from young Brogan tne gntherlng-s . V nn«;ert" with the hue Deputy Sheriff I esplanation that he hivcl taken nun ; Jot -f Richards, and former State Pro- into a partnership because he offered Day j hlbl tion 'inspector Ednar Beckett to s an outlet for the liquor the wltne.ss i either j ly denied to j allow young Brogan nnd his asso-j manufactured. c i,ues to operate without molesution. ' ' I ' 1 '" "•"•"••'""•> Italian They s=:vid. however, that uo money move- j wns paid for this agreement The government, which hivs already spent more than a week putting tn Its evidence In the conspiracy trial. father said he becanie peeved i was nourlng the end of the rirst will | when the officers "double crossed" j phase of Us c:ise--Mi effort to prove, ' them and throatencd "to tell the i as a foundation, that protection for fedenUs what was going on In'Frank- j illicit liquor activities In the Civllo- lm ,. i wny-Ferrxim-Eiullcott section would Young Brogau totlny said Rich- ; be purchased from raiding ofriccrs. urds paid Ills rnlher *a-«5 for the an- On trial are '-23 defendants, cliarg- tomobllr bcciui.sr my lather threat- —"' '"' In the of and for Com- will be meet-ened to expose Rk-h«vrds and BecVc- ctl." •*, ed by the government with liiS to ovade Internal revenue department department taxes on liquor. f/\ —A burst with "hail point The gated.. The It .was "wild Ilit^ Kven plained csuipwii nut' of

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