One arrested in Lowndes County moonshine bust

Officers seized 12 gallons of moonshine and two ounces of marijuana in Lowndes County, leading to an arrest.

Posted: Mon Aug 20 20:58:24 PDT 2018
Updated: Mon Aug 20 20:58:25 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for One arrested in Lowndes County moonshine bust

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story we brought to you as breaking news at five... barrels of moonshine found by authorities this morning in lowndes county lands one man in jail. our rebecca butcher spoke with officials and joins us now with what we know. at least 12 barrels of moonshine and about 2 ounces of marijuana...were found in a wooded area of lowndes county.... this morning. charged is lonnie bernard phinizee. the total distellery was destroyed by alcohol beverage control agents with the help of county investigators. standup: it was down here in this area where agents say they destroyed found a 20-barrel moonshine distellery...then executing a search warrant at a residence nearby and them taking the suspect into custody. i stopped by the home of that suspect...but family was unavailble to speak. ...others in the area who did not want to go on camera, tell be the discovery seemed unbelievable...and shocking. ..that so much illegal moonshine was being produced...in lowndes county rb wtva nine news. a suspected killer is
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