Friday, May 11, 2007


May 11, 1931:

On this date Clifford Conn of Crandon was apprehended by Janesville police officers with 90 gallons of moonshine in his car. This was the largest single seizure of illegal alcohol by local law enforcement to this date. For the offense, Crandon was fined $700 and sentenced to two months in jail. [Source: Janesville Gazette]

May 11. 2007:

The United Ethanol Plant in nearby Milton, WI, is soon expected to be producing 50 million gallons of moonshine per year.

For Clifford Conn of Crandon, WI, that would equate roughly to a $38.9 million in fines and 92,592.6 years in jail. [Source: Breakroom bulletin board in secret basement lab]

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