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Excise Police seize distilling apparatus from Brookville business

Indiana State Excise Police seized a distilling apparatus from a business in Brookville after spotting it for sale through the store window.

Excise Police executed a search warrant at Keys to the Past Antiques at 656 Main Street in Brookville Thursday afternoon.

In addition to the apparatus, officers seized a mason jar allegedly containing liquor, a book called Lore of Still Building, four packages of yeast and two hydrometers, police said.

No arrests were made, but the case will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office.

Indiana law states that possession of unlicensed equipment for production of alcoholic beverages is a class c misdemeanor and possession of untaxed alcoholic beverages is a class b misdemeanor.

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