Prosecutors say the scheme led by rogue distillery workers lasted
for years and involved tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of
whiskey but began to unravel when whiskey barrels were discovered
behind a Franklin County shed.
The theft targeted the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries,
they said, and included some of the most prestigious brands in the
business, including pricey Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. It had been
going on since 2008 or 2009, officials said.
Franklin County Commonwealth’s Attorney Larry Cleveland said last
week the case involves “more than I could imagine one person
drinking in a lifetime.”
I don’t know, I can imagine quite a bit.