1933 : Two Arrested in Lansing for Prohibition Violations

February 17, 2023 all-day

February 17, 1933

Two men were held by police on charges of violating the state liquor law following raids here late Thursday night and early Friday morning.

Police confiscated a small amount of home brew beer and moonshine whiskey at one home. The officers claimed to have dumped 87(c)quarts and 145 pints of beer and a 10-gallon crock of mash.

At another officers said they found two gallons of moonshine whiskey, a copper still, and marked money used in making the purchase on which the raid was based.

Source : Lansing State Journal, February 17, 1933