Alleged moonshine operation uncovered

Officers say they found a large moonshine operation in a barn north of Benson. (Image courtesy Mickey Lamm/WTSB Radio)

June 25, 2012 11:55:01 AM PDT
Deputies with the Johnston County Sheriff's Office and agents with N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement say they found a large moonshine operation in a barn north of Benson.

A 500-gallon still along with 2,000 gallons of mash were seized on the property of Durwood Barnes on Highway 50.

Barnes was charged with possession of non-tax paid liquor, possession of ingredients to manufacture non-tax paid liquor, and possession of equipment to manufacture non-tax paid liquor.

 With information from Mickey Lamm/WTSB Radio

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