This Day In Norwood History-January 27

FEDERAL RAIDS MADE IN NORWOOD, DEDHAM

1023 Washington St in Norwood.

Fri, Jan 27, 1933 – 11 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.com

Federal agents made two successful raids in Norwood and one in Dedham late yesterday afternoon. The agents arrested one man, summoned two others, and confiscated large quantities of liquor and alcohol, they reported.

In a garage at 1023 Washington st, Norwood, fitted up as a drinking parlor and alleged to be a rendezvous for bootleggers, the dry agents seized 80 bottles of liquor and arrested Stephen F. Tumershea, giving an address at 48 Austin st, Norwood. He was taken to the Norwood police station and held in $1000 bail for appearance before U. S. Commissioner Jenney in the Federal District Court Monday, to answer to complaints alleging sale and possession of contraband liquor.

At the Silver Club, Silver st, Norwood, the raiders served a summons on Matthew S. Naughton, when a quantity of liquor was found in a search of the premises. He will be arraigned in the Federal District Court Monday for alleged violation of the Prohibition law.

In Dedham, the agents visited a drugstore at 33 High st, where a quantity of liquor and alcohol was seized. A summons was served Dewey L. Fantacroce, 50 Barrow st, Dedham, for his appearance Monday in the Federal District Court.

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