Four Caught in Raid

“Fined for violating the prohibition laws four men, Charles Bell, John Pyles, Louis Pack, and George Jones were fined $100 and costs each by Squire George S Morgan under their plea of guilty when brought before the magistrate Friday.”

“The men were taken in raids staged by county officers Thursday night. Bell being arrested when caught in the act of operating a still of the wash boiler type at his home, 103 Offnere street, and Pyles was taken into custody when the officers visited his soft drink establishment at 1402 Findlay street and uncovered a small quantity of liquor there. Pack and Jones were arrested after the officers searched their apartment over the soft drink establishment at 1931 Gallia street and found a quart of ‘moon’ there.”

“All the defendants except Jones paid up and were released from custody.”1

  1. Four Caught In Raid; Fined. (1922, April 21). Portsmouth Daily Times, p. 19.
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