Port Gardner Investment Co. v. United StatesAnnotate this Case
272 U.S. 564 (1926)
U.S. Supreme Court
Port Gardner Investment Co. v. United States, 272 U.S. 564 (1926)
Port Gardner Investment Company v. United States
Argued December 9,1925
Reargued October 19, 20,1926
Decided November 23,1926
272 U.S. 564
The prosecution with effect, under § 26, Title II, of the National Prohibition Act, of the driver of an automobile for illegal possession and transportation of liquor therein makes it mandatory to dispose of the vehicle as prescribed by that section, and precludes resort to forfeiture proceedings under Rev.Stats. § 3450. P. 272 U. S. 566.
Response to question certified by the Circuit Court of Appeals upon a review by writ of error of a judgment of the District Court forfeiting an automobile under Rev.Stats. § 3450.