U.S. vs. Joe Bertini, Joe DiGiovanni and Tony Tumminello: Indictment
Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8262: United States vs. Joe Bertini, Joe DiGiovanni and Tony Tumminello, defendants. The defendants were charged with possession of unregistered distilling equipment. In a second count, the defendants were charged with ilegally operating a distillery "with the intent to defraud the United States of the tax on the spirits distilled by him." In third fourth counts, the men were charged with "possess[ing] and ferment[ing] a quantity of mash fit for distillation, to wit, 4000 gallons," and doing so illegally in a "dwelling house" at 2547 Agnes Avenue.