Virginia ABC agents crack down on bootleggers in Roanoke County

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February 7, 2012

9:54 AM

Agents of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control seized more than 200 gallons of illegal liquor as well as two active stills from a home in Roanoke County, The Roanoke Times reported. The seizure was the result of an 18-month investigation which ended when agents found a man making illegal whiskey in a shed behind the home. The agents also seized $11,000 in cash, four guns and a massive number of mason jars. Manufacturing illegal whiskey is a Class 6 felony in Virginia.

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