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Liquor store, gas station at Minneapolis corner warned of lawsuit if trouble persists on properties

"Illegal public nuisances are ongoing at the properties," read a statement from Attorney General Keith Ellison's office

 

October 12, 2022

RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII, STAR TRIBUNE

Merwin Liquors is one of two retailers that could be sued by the state for allegedly failing to combat crime on their respective properties.

The Minnesota Attorney General's Office said Tuesday that a gas station and liquor store at a troubled north Minneapolis intersection are considered nuisance properties and subject to being sued in connection with chronic and sometimes violent crime at their businesses.

An investigation of Merwin Liquors and Winner Gas Station "determined that illegal public nuisances are ongoing at the properties," Attorney General Keith Ellison's office said in a statement.

The attorneys for Hennepin County and Minneapolis assisted in the investigation, Ellison's office said.

https://www.startribune.com/liquor-store-gas-station-at-minneapolis-corner-warned-of-lawsuit-if-trouble-persists-on-properties/600214871/

 

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