Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Man accused of making moonshine, selling alcohol without license


A man is accused of making moonshine and selling alcohol without a license in North Philadelphia.

State police said officers from the force's Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement arrested 59-year-old Wilbert Robinson on Tuesday afternoon for allegedly operating a speakeasy at 2819 West Allegheny Ave. 

At that site, authorities seized two refrigerators, four gallon bottles of suspected moonshine, and 115 bottles of liquor and beer, as well as $102 in cash, police said. 

Robinson is being charged with selling liquor without a license.

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