Port Gardner Investment Co. v. United States
272 U.S. 564 (1926)

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Port Gardner Investment Co. v. United States, 272 U.S. 564 (1926)

Port Gardner Investment Company v. United States

No. 173

Argued December 9,1925

Reargued October 19, 20,1926

Decided November 23,1926

272 U.S. 564

Syllabus

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.

Page 272 U. S. 565

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