RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - Two men have been charged in large moonshine and stolen property case in Hurtsboro.
Manuel Eugene Davis Sr., 52, and Manuel Eugene Davis Jr., 31, are charged with first -degree receiving stolen property (trailer) and altering a VIN ( trailer). In addition to these charges, Davis Sr. is charged with fourth-degree receiving stolen property (pistol), certain persons forbidden to access a pistol, and possession of still/illegally manufactured alcoholic beverage.
The Russell County Sheriff's Office held a press conference Friday in reference to the case.
Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor says they confiscated more than 500 gallons of completed moonshine valuing more than $30,000 from a location in the 300 block of Rutherford Road. Officials also destroyed at 27 drum still.
Officials seized the following items:
- Two pistols (one stolen from Montgomery)
- Four shotguns
- Two rifles
- $4,378 in U.S. currency
- Seven vehicles
- 11 trailers of various sizes
- John Deere 5350 tractor with brush hog
- Ford Mustang drag race car