The Shelton's Gangs During The Prohibition Age

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The Shelton gang terrorized the area of Fairfield Il., in Wayne County, during the prohibition era. During the prohibition the Shelton’s got into bootlegging, gambling, prostitution, facts about the organization, and how it all ended in 1945. During the prohibition, they bootlegged their own moonshine and others all over Wayne County. While they were bootlegging and making alcohol, they made a lot of rivals with other bootleggers in the area. Beside just bootlegging they also had casinos for people to gamble at all over southern IL. and even in Florida (where some of the Shelton’s originated from). When the Shelton’s started gambling, they kicked the Garrison’s gang out of the area. Over time, the Sheltons tried to move into Birger’s southern

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