Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 February

Federal and State Agents Arrest Ingram Brothers in Franklin County, Va., on Alleged Liquor Law Violations

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
02/08/58
Run Time
1 min., 04 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
In Franklin County, federal agents from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division and Virginia agents from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control talk to each other through car windows and then drive to the Ingram family farm to arrest H.D. Ingram in his pick-up truck on charges of conspiring to violate federal liquor laws. Agents converge on the workplace of Harry Buford Ingram in order to arrest him on the same charges. H.D. Ingram was later acquitted.
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