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Moonshine Bust in Tennessee

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By Associated Press

FLAG POND, Tenn. (AP) - A man who police in northeastern
Tennessee charged with possession of untaxed whiskey told officers
he's been buying it in the region for a decade.
Unicoi County Sheriff Kent Harris told the Johnson City Press
65-year-old Arvin Guffey of Beach Island, N.C., was stopped Sunday
on Interstate 26 a few miles from the state line after his pickup
truck was seen weaving.
Deputy Frank Rogers then saw the moonshine - 312 quarts of it -
uncovered in the back of Guffey's truck.
Guffey told authorities he parked his truck with nearly $3,000
inside it in Flag Pond, took a walk and came back to find it full
of moonshine.
He said he has been buying whiskey like that in eastern
Tennessee and western North Carolina for a decade.
Guffey was cited into court.

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