Moonshine still busted in Echols Co.

Moonshine still busted in Echols Co.

ECHOLS CO., GA (WALB) - A moonshine still and 20 gallons of illegal liquor was confiscated Thursday by the Echols County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies located a moonshine still in a wooded area off of Hwy 94 East, about the 26 mile marker.

The moonshine, with a street value of $400, was located at the still sight ready for pick up.

In their stakeout, Sheriff Courson and deputies saw a car driven by Dennis Henderson, 51 of Fargo, GA.

Henderson walked to the still sight and was in the process of retrieving the jugs of moonshine when he was taken into custody, without incident.

Henderson is being charged with felony manufacturing of distilled spirits, misdemeanor possession of distilled spirits, and felony possession of tools during commission of a crime.

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