SC cops seek suspect, find moonshine instead

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Orangeburg County sheriff's deputies looking for a murder suspect found a moonshine distillery instead.

Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says deputies found an illegal liquor distillery in a wooded area on Friday.

Ravenell said deputies seized over 30 barrels of mash, nine cookers, a water pump, five propane tanks and more than 45 gallons of illegal liquor from the property.

Authorities say the distillery was capable of manufacturing over $10,000.00 worth of illegal liquor at one time.

Officers from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the State Law Enforcement Division and the Department of Natural Resources helped find and destroy the distillery.

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Patty-P
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Patty-P 06/26/11 - 03:14 pm
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End the war on

End the war on drugs...oops...I mean end the war on moonshine.

TK3
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TK3 06/26/11 - 03:53 pm
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End Prohibition (again)! I'll

End Prohibition (again)!
I'll drink to that !

Patty-P
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Patty-P 06/26/11 - 04:23 pm
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I second that motion TK3!

I second that motion TK3!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/26/11 - 10:01 pm
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Forget the murderer, we got

Forget the murderer, we got whiskey.

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