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Cops Say Man Stole 7 Right Foot Shoes and Ironic Sweater

The odd crime involved a shirt that says 'Call My Lawyer'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 20, 2018 2:30 PM CDT
A stock of shoes in a store.   (Getty)

(Newser) – A Virginia store has had 20 right-foot shoes stolen over the course of three break-ins this year. Per the AP, the Roanoke Times reports Roanoke County police arrested 21-year-old Manuel Carlos Ramirez-Godoy in Sunday's burglary of Clean Soles, seizing seven right-foot Nike Air Jordans and a sweatshirt printed with "Call My Lawyer." Clean Soles operator Rob Wickham previously said he typically keeps right shoes on display, while their other halves rest behind the counter.

A warrant says police had found a cash register behind the store, along with a backpack containing merchandise worth $5,000 and Ramirez-Godoy's student ID. Court records show Ramirez-Godoy is charged with grand larceny, destruction of property and other counts. Despite the sweatshirt's instructions, it's unclear whether Ramirez-Godoy has a lawyer. (Last month, another befuddling alleged burglar reportedly took his GPS monitor along for 10 crimes.)

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