Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Two Florida men arrested for violent sneaker robbery

Recently we reported on Anthony Zangrilli, a 19-year-old Southest Florida man that was arrested for his part in a robbery of an attempted sneaker seller.

The victim listed a pair of “UNC” Air Jordan 3 for $200 and a pair of “Moonrock” Adidas Yeezy 350 Boost for 450 on Instagram. Zangrilli and Ochoa’s agrreement to meet with the seller was merely a ruse to set him up to forcibly releive him of his goods, which they did.

It was at the meeting where the accomplice, who was also being sought in connection to the crime, brandished a firearm and threatened to pistol whip the victim.

The victim’s friend owns a sneaker consignment shop recognized Zangrilli from a social medial post. He also showed surveillance footage in which Zangrilli was attemptong to sell sneakers which matched the stolen ones.

Zangrilli was soon located at a motel room by his probation officer; a pair of handguns and the stolen sneakers were also found to be in his possession.

The second suspect in the robbery has now been apprehended. According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Patrick Cole Ochoa was taken into custody at his residence. He was taken to the Naples County Jail Center.

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