Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Texas HS student charged with armed robbery

A Wichita Falls, Texas teen who was building a sneaker business that had been highlighted on local news news now finds himself accused of armed robbery. Seventeen-year-old Lane Lukash has been charged with aggravated robbery in connection with the taking of a pair of sneakers. According to Wichita Falls police, a boy came forward in Spertember, telling them that Lukash and another youngster robbed him at gunpoint for a pair of his shoes. Apparently the victim, had arranged to sell Lukash a pair of shoes. However, at the arranged meeting…

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Malaysian police seize nearly 12,000 pair of counterfeit shoes in raid

In a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, authorities seized nearly 12,000 pairs of counterfeit sneakers. At a press conference , the director of the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs and Ministry’s Enforcement Division, Datuk Iskandar Halim Sulaiman said the 11,883 pairs of knockoff footwear ranged from Nike to Tommy Hilfiger and were worth a combined 324,110 Malaysian Ringgit (RM) , which is the equivalent of $79,385 US. He’s also said that the cost to produce a pair was just 25 RM, which is $6.13. When customers enquired on social media…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneaker: Trio attack man for his expensive sneakers

The latest edition of humans losing the ability for solid cognitive function over sneakers takes us to Manhattan, where three goofballs decided to mug someone for their kicks.  Three men are being sought by police in connection with a robbery of some high priced sneakers.  On January 25 at approximately 8:00 pm EST, three African-American gentlemen ran up on an Asian man outside a parking garage located at 107 Essex Street. The apparent leader of the group allegedly pushed the Asian man down on the sidewalk whilst the other two…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Update – No bail for alleged Tyngsboro,MA sneaker thief

Back in January we covered the story of a Lowell, Massachusetts teen who was stabbed while attempting to sell a pair of Adidas Yeezys. The suspected perpetrator of the assault, 19-year-old Dequan Hagen of Tyngsboro, was seen on home surveillance video carrying a knife, turned himself in to Tyngsboro police the following day. In Lowell District Court, Judge Michael Brooks ordered that Hagen be held without bail for 120 days ending May 9, 2019. “I do find that, based upon the clear and convincing evidence, there are no conditions of…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Update- MA Teen stabbed over Yeezys

In our last edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers, we covered the unfortunate story of a Massachusetts teen stabbed while was attempting sell a pair of Adidas Yeezys. The suspect, 19-year-old Dequan Hagen , captured on home security camera of the victim’s residence brandishing a knife, turned himself into to Tyngsborough police the day after the alleged attack tool place. Police said Hagen will be charged with armed robbery, home invasion, assault and battler with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: MA Teen stabbed over Yeezys

Sneaker fever can cause a person to get a job, work hard and save money to get the kicks they want, but when it’s turned in the wrong direction, it typically results in a series of events that ultimately lands it in the unfortunate annals of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers.  This sneaker fever led to a Lowell, Massachusetts teen being stabbed for a pair of Yeezys. According to Middlesex Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline McCormick, Thursday Tyngsboro police to a home on Frost Road on a report of s…

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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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