Thursday, February 12, 2009
1927: WAS ELLIOT NESS INVOLVED IN THIS BUST?
Rather than "an open and shut case," this post illustrates a "shut and open" case. Indeed, a bit of interesting Prohibition lore from yesteryear. One can conjure up images of the Feds going undercover and buying a few shots of bootlegged booze, then clipping on the handcuffs, closing and locking the doors, and taking the violators to jail in a 1927 Model "T."