Odd Crime in EPA: $46k in Stolen Shoes

Check out these unusual police stories from around Eastern Pennsylvania.

Photo Credit: Patch.com
Photo Credit: Patch.com

Written by Nate Adams

How Much are 40 Pairs of Shoes Worth? Over $46,000, apparently. According to Roxborough Patch, a man reported that 40 pairs of Air Jordan shoes were stolen from his apartment in Philadelphia, valued at over $46k. Read the full story here.

Life, or 25 Years: A 74-year-old career criminal will likely spend the rest of his life in jail stemming from an armed robbery at a Hatboro business in 2012. According to a story from Horsham Patch, the Hatboro man was sentenced to 25 years to life without parole. Get the full story here.

Sometimes, You Just Need a Sandwich: According to police, here’s how it all went down: a 61-year-old man drove into a concrete pillar at a Wawa, “appeared to nod off several times,” got out of his car to get a sandwich and was “irritated” when someone called the police about the whole thing. Read the full story from Lower Moreland Patch here.

About this column: OMG PD reviews the surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported by Eastern Pennsylvania Patch sites over the last week. All people mentioned in these stories are innocent until proven guilty. Charges and arrests do not indicate guilt. Reach out to Nate at nathana@patch.com with questions about this column.


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