Business | Looters and arson in the Twin Cities destroyed a beloved neighborhood drugstore, but owner Jim Stage is confident God works in the restoration business
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 7/02/20, 04:43 pm
They shattered display windows and the glass front door and rushed in, swinging crowbars and golf clubs, grabbing merchandise, and throwing chairs. Many of the hundred-plus looters made a beeline behind the counter, yanking bottles and packages of prescription drugs off the shelves. They destroyed what they didn’t steal, and all evening groups of mostly young men tramped in and out, snatching and smashing. Then several of them looked up and spray-painted over the surveillance cameras, and Jim Stage’s screen went blank.