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Bootleggers in Detroit

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Bootleggers in Detroit

Karen Watkins (View posts)
Posted: 2 Feb 2000 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Stenske, Riske
There is a story in my family that my grandfather and/or his brother unloaded bootleg liquor off boats from Canada in Detroit. Supposedly one of them was involved in a murder and had to join the Army to avoid going to prison. Does anyone know information or references about bootlegging between Canada and Detroit during the Prohibition? Are there any Detroit police/newspaper records available from this time?
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Karen Watkins 2 Feb 2000 12:00PM GMT 
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