U.S. vs. Flore Picralli: Indictment
Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8555: United States vs. Flore Picralli, defendant. Picralli was charged with, in Count I, possessing unregistered distilling equipment, i.e. a 35-gallon whiskey still; in Count II, operating a distillery "with the intent to defraud the United States of America of the tax on the spirits"; in Count III, possessing and fermenting 100 gallons of mash "fit for distillation and for the production of alcoholic spirits" outside of a legal distillery; and in Count IV, operating a "distilling apparatus" inside a dwelling at 527 Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.