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Encyclopedia of Rumrunners and Speakeasies: Freeport During Prohibition: D

Dizick, John

John Dizick was one of three men arrested after the 60-foot motor boat Krazy Kat II ran aground in Jones Inlet near Freeport in April 1922.  His address was given as 709 First Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

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April - 1922



"Sixty in Peril Over Bootleg Volcano." The New York Times. April 28, 1922, 19. Accessed September 17, 2018.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, September 17, 2018.

Doniano Family

Dominic Doniano and his wife Mary were convicted of possession of liquor.  The alcohol was found buried in the basement of their home in Bennington Park. Dominic was sentenced to prison for one year and fined $1,000. Mary was sent to county jail for ninety days.


"Man and Wife to Jail for Having Liquor." Brooklyn Times Union. May 17, 1923, 11. Accessed June 7, 2022.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, June 7, 2022.

Dry Navy

Dry Navy or Dry Fleet were nicknames for vessels and personnel of the U.S. Coast Guard and other government entities that enforced Prohibition on the waterways.


Funderburg, J. Anne. Bootleggers and Beer Barons of the Prohibition Era. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2014.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, January 3, 2020.