• Deputies: Moonshine still dismantled in Flagler County, 1 arrested


    FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. - A moonshine still was dismantled on Friday, according to Flagler County deputies.

    Authorities said Bob Tibbs of 878 C.R. 325 in Flagler County was arrested and charged with possession of moonshine.

    Detectives said that Tibbs sold several gallons of moonshine to undercover investigators over the past two months.

    They said they began investigating Tibbs after getting a tip that he was operating a still and selling illegal moonshine.

    Friday morning investigators stopped Tibbs as he was driving. 

    He was driving on a suspended license,  investigators said.

    According to deputies, they found two, one-gallon containers of moonshine, along with several mason jars of moonshine.

    They said some of the jars were labeled to show the moonshine they contained was 130 proof or 150 proof.

    The sheriff's office said that Tibbs was selling whiskey and fresh seafood from his truck on U.S.1 in Bunnell.

    Authorities said they dismantled the still, which was on Tibbs' property.

    Tibbs posted a $5,500 bond and was released from jail on Friday.

    According to the sheriff's office, the offense is a third-degree felony and carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

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