Man Arrested in Franklin County Moonshine Raid - - ABC13

Man Arrested in Franklin County Moonshine Raid


Franklin Co., VA - A Penhook man is behind bars following a nine month moonshine investigation.

According to the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, special agents raided a piece of property in Franklin County Tuesday.

There, they say they found two 800 gallon operational stills.

Agents also say they seized 1,600 gallons of mash and more than 180 gallons of untaxed liquor.

Agents arrested Ricky Matherly, 54.

He is facing multiple charges.

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