Two Successful Liquor Raids

by Laurel | January 19th, 2007

Prohibition era Holyoke (January 16, 1920-December 5, 1933). Such a lot of work per ounce. From the Holyoke Transcript, dated 28 January 1924:

The police were successful in two liquor raids Saturday night. About 5:30 a raiding squad entered the store of Arthur Perreault at 43 Sargeant Street and seized four bottles, each of which contained about a teaspoon of liquor. The squad consisted of Inspector Peter J. Manning and Patrolmen Baush, O’Sullivan and Rose.

About 6:30 Patrolman O’Sullivan raided the Roma Restaurant in a basement at 28 Division street. They seized about two gallons of Italian wine.

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