Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Hundreds of pairs of sneakers stolen from Miami storage facility

A Southwest Miami-Dade area storage facility found itself the victim of a burglary, with multiple units being hit, including one one containing hundreds of pairs of expensive sneakers. The victims said that management at the CubeSmart located on 75th Ave near Bird Road informed them that the thieves arrived at the facility Tuesday around midnight and were there for hours. A couple of the victims indicated they feel the security at the storage facility is lacking , with one of them saying, “It was way too easy for a group…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers : Black-owned sneaker shop robbed on X-Mas day

For those who celebrate Christmas, it is seen as day with family , full of giving and receiving gifts; for a pair of thieves, it was a day of taking, and a black owned sneaker store was the unfortunate victims. According to the owners of St. Louis’ Sneaker Perfection, surveillance footage taken along 6 a.m. on Christmas morning showed two men smashing the windows and entering the store. CEO and co-owner Tommy Williams said thousands of dollars worth of merchandise was stolen. “They started grabbing things. I think they left…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Teen attacked with hammer for Air Jordans

A Christchurch, New Zealand teen was on his way to pickup a pizza when he was brutally attacked with a hammer and his Air Jordans were stolen. The 19-year-old victim was headed to a local Domino’s Pizza, located on Shaw Ave in New Brighton between 10 and 11pm on December 8. While stopped at an intersection, a man clad in dark clothing allegedly opened the victim’s passenger door and struck him multiple times with a hammer and subsequently taking his “95 Neon” Air Jordan 4s and his iPhone,for which he…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: MD man assaulted for new kicks

According to police in Hyattsville, Maryland, man was assaulted and robbed by two males at the Prince George’s Mall. Police say Hyattsville officers arrived at the mall at approximately 12:10 pm on December 11 for a call of a strong-robbery that occurred inside the mall. Law enforcement stated two men assaulted a man that left a shoe store with a new pairs of sneakers that were valued at around $300. If the date did not give it away, the shoe in question was the then, newly-released “Cool Grey” Air Jordan…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: NY students attack classmate for sneakers

When a student walked Brooklyn’s P.S. K573 o December 1, the last thought on his mind was he was moment from being viciously attacked but that is precisely what happened, A group of students at the School for Career Development ( aka P.S. K573) surrounded their class mate and proceeded to attempt to remove the sneakes right off his feet. After knocking the student to the ground and still unsuccessfully attempting to forcibly remove the youngster’s footwear, one of the ruffians restored to trying to choke out the victim, closing…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Scottish robbery nets thieves £12,500 worth of footwear

Police in East Kilbride are investigating a burglary in which £12,500 with of shoes were stolen from an industrial building located in the East Kilbride’s Commercial Park. Police think the theft occurred sometime between 2pm on Wednesday December 8, 2021 and 7:30 a.m. Friday, December 10, 2021. Of note, amongst the footwear taken in the heist included Shephy shoes, a footwear brand that specialises in sheepskin footwear for men and and women The East Kilbride Police released the following statement: Officers in East Kilbride are appealing for witnesses after a…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: VA Man robbed during sneaker sale

A Suffolk, Virginia man made the frightening transition from sneaker seller to robbery victim. The victim told police he communicated with and arranged the meeting with the suspect through Facebook Messenger to sell a pair sneakers. At the prearranged location, 11 a.m. Monday morning in the 400 block of Bank Street, the suspect showed a firearm, taking custody of the sneakers before hightailing on foot. The suspect has yet to be identified but he’s described as a black male wearing a mask and a black and bleached hooded sweatshirt. The…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: California sneaker shop hit with second robbery

a Santa Clara sneaker spot was one of the targets in the latest round of smash-and-grab robberies that are occurring with more frequent regularity in the Bay Area. Earlier in November, stores in San Francisco, Walnut Creek and South Bay were overwhelmed by thieves, and later in November Fix Kicks also felt the brunt of these brazen and brute force robberies. According to reports, 25-35 burglars inundated the shop on the night of November 28, breaking the glass of the front windows and doors. It was uncertain exactly how much…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Black youth-owned sneaker spot burglarised and cleaned out

Kansas City, Missouri is home to One Pair, a sneaker store that is owned by black youngsters, ages 14 and up. It is also a clothing store that sells local brands also offers sneaker cleaning and customisation services.   Opened a year ago, One Pair is also an education center that is run by local youth that teaches financial literacy, and practical life experience. Unfortunately in this day and age, no good deed goes unpunished as on the night of November 9, One Pair was broken into and all their…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Pair sought in NC sneaker robbery

According to law enforcement in Lincolnton, North Carolina are looking for two individuals that robbed two people who were selling them sneakers. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective D. Hendrix stated the seller and a friend arrangements through social media to sell sneakers valued at $640. The meeting took place in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart located at 7131 NC 73 Hwy on November 17 at approximately 3:30 pm. While the seller was showing the shoes both suspects pulled guns with extended magazines and demanded the sneakers as well as any…

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