Gloucester Co. men charged after listing illegal moonshine still for sale on Craigslist

Posted at 11:55 AM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-19 11:55:20-04

moonshine still1GLOUCESTER CO., Va. – Two Gloucester County residents were charged after they were found in possession of a moonshine still that was advertised for sale on Craigslist.

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control received a tip on July 12 about the moonshine still being advertised.

Special agents set up an undercover buy operation with the sellers on July 14.

As a result of the bust, 33-year-old William Carver and 21-year-old Brandon Tyler Champ were charged with possession of a distilling apparatus without a permit.

The still was seized during the operation.

Both men face up to 12 months in jail and a fine up to $2,500.