Moonshining Operation Found In Midway

Sampson County deputies located a moonshining operation at 775 Mt. Elam Church Road, Roseboro, which is located in the Midway community.

moonshineA tip led to the discovery of the illegal alcohol operation Monday.

Travis Wayne Perry of Cumberland County was arrested and charged with possessing non-tax paid alcohol, use of property to manufacture non-tax paid alcohol, possess for sale non-tax paid alcohol, manufacture non-tax paid alcohol and possessing equipment for the manufacture of non-tax paid alcohol.

This is the second time a still has been found on the property. Sampson County deputies and ALE agents dismantled an illegal still manufacturing non-tax paid alcohol in June of 2012. The property owner, Samuel Scott Byrd, was charged with manufacturing non-tax paid alcohol for the 2012 operation.



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