This afternoon the Mississippi Alcohol Beverage Control, assisted by Brandon Police and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agents, arrested a Brandon man on felony charges of possession of an illegal distillery and possession of alcohol in a dry county.
Carey W. Klotz, age 38, of Lakebend Circle was arrested when officials found a small still that Klotz was using to manufacture moonshine on his back porch. Agents also found 23 bottles of bonded whiskey and 15 mason jars of moonshine. Officials seized the whiskey mash and two small cookers.
Klotz was booked into the Rankin County Jail.