a tip, Kansas City, KS, police tracked down thousands of stolen
shoes worth $180 a pair, either being sold on street corners or
ditched in nearby stockyards, The Kansas City Star reported
said they found many of the shoes on Kansas City, KS, streets, where
dealers were selling them for $10 to $50 a pair.
the meantime, police were lead to a truck trailer parked in the
stockyards in neighboring Kansas City, MO. The tipster told police
that inside the trailer, they'd find thousands of pairs of Nike
Air Jordans 18s, shoes you can't buy in stores.
the trailer, police found about a thousand pairs of new Nike shoes.
That's about a quarter of the 5,500 pairs that were stolen. The
shipment was in route to two chain athletic stores in the Kansas
City area from Junction City, KS, but the shipment vanished somewhere
shoes weren't supposed to be released by Nike until March 29th,
during the Final Four," Capt. Ron Kaminski of the Kansas City,
KS, Police Department told a local television station.