Liquor – Traffic

“2 Plead Guilty in Liquor Theft”  charges of having received liquor stolen from the Moose Club. Robert Wittbecker,21, 1727 Hamilton Rd. and John E. Grady, 22, 212 No Church St. a bartender at the Palmer House tavern. The liquor was obtained from David Vrtue, 29, 120 So Church St. who has confessed to taking five cases of whiskey from the club. He is being held on a grand larceny charge.

Source: Rockford Morning Star 2/24/1944