Amir Alyas

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Death of a Shopkeeper

    Friends say controversial police sting contributed to store owner's demise

  • News

    June 11, 1998

    Mom and Pop Go to Washington

    Local shopkeepers stung in Mini Thins case get help from national Arab-American leaders

  • News

    May 28, 1998

    Suspects of Convenience

    The sting targeted stores selling over-the-counter medicines that could be cooked into meth. But the cops warned major retailers to stop the sales while throwing the book at mom-and-pop shops, most of which are owned by Arab immigrants.