Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Utah man charged in robbery of teenager’s sneakers

Police in Slat Lake City, Utah say a man that robbed a teenager of his shoes was charged Tuesday/ According to the charging documents , at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Saturday 18-year-old Keshab Bhattari and two others approached a 15-year-old boy, as he awaited the train at 2225 S. 500 East. The males told the boy “they liked his shoes” and then they told him to follow them to a nearby alley. As the youth trailed the males, one of them pulled out a handgun and demanded he hand over…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: FL Duo fuels sneaker purchases with Armed Robbery

When two males entered a Foot Locker in Fort Lauderdale , they appeared to just be another pair of customers, however what was not known at the time that they were less than 20 minutes out from committing one crime and in the act of another. Eighteen minutes prior to their entering the Foot Locker, one of the pair drew down on a man who was unloading the back seat of his truck. The victim said he heard the sound of a gun cocking behind him and turned around to…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Hip-Hop artist and friend commit sneaker robbery

Ahuto Dakkid may not be a name to known to those outside of DeKalb County, GA ( and even some within the locale) but the Sheriff’s Office is quite familiar with him. Dakkid, a local hip hopper whose identified by the government as Eric Jordan Elam, 26, was arrested along with 19-year-old Troy William Fiddes for robbery and assault. On February 7 the two males are accused of picking up Amir Azad and driving him to Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain. After arriving , they proceeded to pistol whip and…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: NJ sneaker seller robbed at gunpoint

The latest transaction for a New Jersey man saw him transformed from customer to complainant. According to Captain Scott Buehler of the Montclair Police, the victim reported that he , through a mutual acquaintance, to meet in Nishuane Park at 11:00 p.m. with a male to purchase a pair of sneakers. Upon arrival, the suspect produced a sneaker box that, instead of the advertised footwear, contained rocks. The suspect subsequently brandished a silver revolver and demanded the agreed upon amount of the shoes, $350. The presence of the weapon compelled…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers : New York teen beaten, sneakers taken

A disturbing video released by the New York Police Department on Friday morning shows a teenage girl beaten by a group of youths. The attack took place Thursday afternoon at approximately 4 :10 p.m. The video shows the group of teens jumping the young girl, repeatedly kicking and punching her. As she laid unconscious on the ground, one of the boys took the sneakers right off her feet. She was also relieved of her cell phone and bank card, before the mob absconded in several different directions. In a tweet,…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Philadelphia teens robbed or sneakers and phones

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania two teenagers were relieved of their sneakers and cell phones by a group of three males. According to detectives, at a little before midnight on February 26, at 15th and Chestnut streets, two teens , 17 and 18, had their phones and sneakers taken, before escaping into the subway at 15th and Market streets. There is surveillance footage of the three males, which appears to be three black males between 5’9″ and 6’2″. Police have asked individuals with information on these males is asked not approach them…

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Stupid Things People Do In Sneakers: Robber (allegedly) identified by sneakers

Columbia, South Carolina police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery. However their best lead in the case is not fingerprints or DNA, but rather footwear. According to police, surveillance video ( allegedly because that cannot be ascertained from what was shown on this report.) shows the robber wearing a pair of Air Jordan 6 sneakers. Police seem to think this may help identify the man that allegedly robbed the China City restaurant on Forest Drive. Individuals with information pertinent to the case ( which likely will not…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: VA sneaker seller gets robbed in basement

A youngster in VA found himself the victim of robbery when he attempted to sell his Playoff PE Air Jordan XIs. According to police, a youth made arrangements to sell a pair of Air Jordan XI to a friend, but at the meeting, the friend and another individual threatened him and took the sneakers. Sgt James Hartman of the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office had more detail to offer, saying the after negotiating the price of the sneakers with his “friend.” The victim met his friend at the friend’s home tp…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers : NJ duo arrested in knifepoint sneaker robbery

Police in Garfield, New Jersey arrested two men who allegedly robbed a victim of a $400 pair of sneakers at knifepoint. The victim relayed to police that he had arranged to sell a pair of Travis Scott Air Jordans on January 10 in the parking lot of a Burlington Coat Factory, according to Police Captain Richard Uram. Instead of making a sale, the victim found himself staring at the business end of a knife, while a second individual ” gestured as if he had a gun in his pocket and…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: NC thief makes off with Travis Scott sneakers

A North Carolina man decided he could not wait for the release date of an anticipted pair of sneakers, so he decided to get them early-with the help of a gun. According to Ashville police, on the evening of February 25 a masked man entered Sole 82 and stole three pairs of the Travis Scott x Nike Dunk Low SB “Cactus Jack”. Christina Hallingse, APD spokeswoman, said the special edition shoes were valued at $2,400 per pair.

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