Popcorn Goes to Prison

get more from BRO

Famous Appalachian moonshiner Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Monday for illegally brewing spirits and possessing a firearm. Sutton, who is an underground legend for his renowned brand of white lightening, received national attention for his craft on a CMT documentary called “Moonshine Madness.” He plead guilty after being busted with 800 gallons of shine during a sting operation by federal agents last March. Read BRO’s recent look at the current culture of moonshine here.

More on this topic

Previous articleSolar Chargers
Next articleVegan Shoes?

in case you missed it

Go Outside and Play: Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Feature Image: Historic Downtown Elizabethtown Corner. Photo courtesy of Elizabethtown Tourism. A WEEKEND IN... Elizabethtown, Kentucky

The Sound of Silence and the Joy of Laughter — on the Upper James River Water Trail

Sometimes we venture out into nature to find solitude. To simply reflect on its beauty. To escape from noise, traffic and the...

Go Outside and Play: Lexington & Rockbridge County

Feature Image: Along the 64 miles of the Upper James River and 10 miles of the Maury River, a 59-mile stretch of...

Go Outside and Play: Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia

Feature Image: Let the good times flow. Photo courtesy of Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia. A DAYTRIP TO...