Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: NY Sneaker seller arrested for stealing back shoes

Our latest edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers takes us to Bethpage, New York, where police made an arrest in a robbery that occurred last month. According to Nassau Police, Sean Jones, 20, made arrangements through Facebook Marketplace to sell a 20-year-old man sneakers. The two agreed to meet near Baldwin Place and Broadway at around 4:45 pm on March 31. Once the transaction was completed and the buyer had the sneakers in hand, Jones brandished a handgun and reclaimed the sneakers. Police say that Jones fled in…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: TX man beaten and robbed of sneakers and other belongings

Police in Denton, Texas are looking into an incident of a sneaker sale turned robbery. According to a police report, a man made arrangements through social media to sell sneakers to a prospective buyer. The two parties met at a park early Thursday to conduct the transaction. At the meeting , the victim reported that three males approached him and he was struck in the face and was kicked continuously once he had fallen to the ground. The trio then relieved him of a diamond necklace, an iPhone, Vans sneakers…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Two sought in California assault and sneaker robbery

The Kern County (CA) Sheriff’s Office is seeking two suspects in connection with a robbery at the WSS sneaker shop. According to the Sheriff’s office the robbery took place on March 8 at the Bakersfield location, situated at 3000 Niles Street. The alleged perpetrators, a male and a female, took merchandise after assaulting a store employee. The two suspects subsequently fled in a silver SUV that had black stripes on the driver side front end and had custom rims that was occupied by a third person. The Kern County Sheriff’s…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Police searching for sneaker robbers

Police in Hazleton, PA are trying to track down the last two members of a foursome that committed an sneaker-fuelled armed robbery. March 17 Police were called in regards to an armed robbery that took place at South Poplar Street and Berber Avenue The victim indicated that one of the suspects contacted him on social media to purchase sneakers from the victim, according to police. The victim met with the two unidentifed males and shortly thereafter Christopher and Jonathon Ramirez arrived and began walking nearby. Within moments, the victim was…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Thieves break in Seattle sneaker boutique

Seattle sneaker and fashion boutique Likelihood was the target of a recent break-in. According to the Seattle Police Departmenton Tuesday, February 2 at approximately 10 p.m. , they responded to a call that the shop’s window had been smashed in by a rock. The SPD also stated that two employees were assaulted trying to prevent the break-in and one witness indicated the thieves flashed a gun as they fought to escape. The crooks sped away in a Chevy Impala that was found nearby smashed into a tree. Police took one…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Sneaker sale turns into robbery

Falls Township, PA is the latest stage fore this edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers. Here in the Philadelphia suburb, a recent sneaker sale resulted in robbery. According to court papers, the Falls Township police indicated that officers responded to a call at the Village of Penbrook Apartments on March 4 at approximately 4 pm. The call was ended by the caller who then called back and relayed they had been robbed. The caller and the man who was with him told police they arrived at the aforementioned…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: CT Man charged with robbery in sneaker sale

The latest edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers takes us to Enfield, Connecticut, where a local man was arrested in a sneaker sale that went awry. According to police chief Alaric Fox, on January an officer was driving through the Bigelow Commons housing complex shortly before 11 p.m. when he had a brief conversation with a man waiting in a car at the complex. The gentleman indicated to the officer that he was waiting for 23-year-old Xavier McFarlane, who was the buyer of a pair of Air Jordans…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Two charged in possible sneaker robbery retaliation

Three Massachusetts males ( one from Marlborough and two others) robbed two men from Medway of three pairs of sneakers in late January. On January 21, the two Medway agreed via Snapchat to meet someone at a Marlborough apartment complex to sell a pair “Beluga” Yeezys, the mismonikered “Space Jam” Air Jordan 11, and the Travis Scott x Air Force 1. According to Sergeant Zachary Attaway, when the sellers opened the trunk of their car to show the shoes, one of them was punched in the face, while one of…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Police looking for suspects in downtown Atlanta sneaker robbery

Police in Atlanta are seeking suspects in a downtown Atlanta sneaker robbery. The victim who is the owner of the online shop Fresh Goods , which sells sneakers ( and PS5s). According to police, he had arranged a meeting with two potential buyers October 25 at his home in the Castleberry Hill neighbourhood and that is when and where the robbery occurred. From police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant: “Upon gaining access to the location, the suspects brandished weapons and demanded high-end clothing and shoes from the victim and his girlfriend.”…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Arrest made in November robbery

Police in Howard County Maryland have made an arrest stemming from a robbery that happened in late November. On November 28, 2020 the adult male victim told police he was approached on the 7000 block of Montgomery Road in Elkridge by five male suspects whose faces were partially covered. One of the suspects displayed a handgun and the victim was relieved of his cellular phone and sneakers before exiting the area. Investigators identified and arrested one of the suspects Edwin Espinoza Sanabria ,17. He was charged as adult with armed…

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