Lobster trap for bootleggers a huge but costly success

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No one in Tillamook County even suspected the “Lee Film Company” was a front for government Prohibition enforcement until the trap was sprung ... but it has to have been the most expensive law enforcement operation in the county's history. (Tillamook, Tillamook County; 1920s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1907d.lobster-trap-for-bootleggers-557.html)

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