Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: 50 pairs of sneakers taken from Little Rock home by armed intruder

Arkansas has is known for William Jefferson Clinton, the Razorbacks and the largest domestic drug operation in history and now it is provided the setting for the latest edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers. It should also serve as a lesson to be careful as to not only who you let into your home but also to whom you show what you have. According to police, an armed man broke into a Little Rock residence and stole scores of Air Jordans. According to a police report, thirty-three-year-old Marquis…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Prisoner charged with stealing fellow prsioner’s sneakers

Normally for these stories, going to jail is the end of the story but, for this edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers, being incarcerated is just the start of the foolishness. Todd M.McCabe, 43, a Level 3 sex offender , which are offenders considered by Massachusetts most likely to commit sex crimes again, with a wrap sheet a mile long was arrested back in October 2018 for an armed robbery of a GameStop. According to police, McCabe allegedly swiped an XBox and then threatened to stab the store…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Brooklyn man slips socks and sneakers out of store

A Brooklyn, N.Y. man decided that the Christmas season was for taking and not giving. On December 23, an employee at a retailer on Flatbush Avenue told police he saw the suspect walk out of the store near Atlantic Avenue with an estimated $224 of footwear and socks. The would-be theif wrapped the anti-theft sensors with aluminum foil to thwart the alarms from going off as he exited the store. The man was arrested later that day and he was charged with petty larceny.

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: NJ resident has sneakers stolen from front door

If you live in Summit, New Jersey and get sneakers sent your home, you may want to consider requiring a signature on delivery. According to the Summit Police Department, four packages were taken from a residence on Beauvoir Avenue on December 8. Authorities stated the victim was notified via e-mail ten packages had been delivered to their home but upon inspection, only six packages were present. The victim reported that four pair of Adidas Yeezy 500 sneakers, valued at $220 each. Police said the total amount stolen was $880.

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: DC firefighter charged with assault and armed robbery

Normally in our tales of when idiocy meets sneakers the subjects are usually wayward youths, however for this edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers, the beacon of stupidity is actually a respected public servant. Investigators say that District of Columbia firefighter Davon Alfred Moore made arrangements to meet a seller through the OfferUp app to purchase a pair of $700 Christian Louboutin Orlato Holographic sneakers. At the December 20th meeting, a disagreement between the two ended in Moore brandishing a handgun and absconding with the sneakers. Detectives identified…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Update- VA Man gets five years for sneaker robbery

In a previous edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers, we covered the actions of Tavious Jonte Lane of Barryville, Virginia who robbed a man of sneakers at gunpoint. That ill-fated decision will cost Lane five years of his freedom. Victim Eric Truong said that he and Lane arranged to meet in front of a local store to sell Lane a pair of “Gucci” Foamposite sneakers. At Lane’s September 20 plea hearing Daniel H. Cohan, an assistant Frederick County commonwealth’s attorney told presiding Judge N. Randolph Bryant that Lane…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: FL man steals sneakers after job interview at Kohl’s

Even for Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers this is a new one. A Florida man was arrested after he stole two pairs of sneakers from a local Kohl’s department store- a few minutes after he interviewed for a job there.  Dominick Breedlove, 24, returned to the store shortly after  his job interview there abnd began to look at a women’s display of Nike shoes. The shoes were not security tagged and that was all Breedlove needed to see. He exited the store and retuned with a shopping bag from a previous…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: MA man steals $1,140 from North Attleboro JC Penney

North Attleborough is a Massachusetts town of a little more 28,000 people and just over 19 miles north of Providence; it is also the latest stage for yet another edition Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers. Police say a man is suspected of stealing $1,140 worth of sneakers from the JC Penney at the Emerald Square mall in North Attleborough. Joseph A. Lavaller,41, of Pawtucket was arrested Sunday around 11:20 a.m. after store security called police. According to police, Lavaller is accused of removing multiple pairs of shoes and stuffing them…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Bronx man shot for sneakers

West Farms in the Bronx is the latest location where sneaker lust has lead people to make feebleminded decision and actions. Thursday night a 23-year-old man was shot for his footwear in building 2114 in the Lambert Houses located near the Bronx zoo. The group took his sneakers, as well as his phone. After being shot, the victim escaped into a nearby bodega , where clerks let him use the phone to call police. Police say that the victim is in stable condition at a local hospital; he is expected…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: NJ High School Student Assaulted by Sneaker Thieves

Newark, New Jersey is the setting for another chapter in nocuous behavior that leather and rubber can fuel. At a local high school, a student was viciously attacked and beaten over a pair of sneakers. Police are investigating the incident, which occurred just outside the West Side High School gymnasium , which is in close proximity to the school’s main entrance. The victim, a high school senior, was punched, kicked, and thrown on the grown, in an attempt to take the sneakers off his feet. Police and school officials have…

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