Peoples Digest Online- Following series of burglary arrests as Hurricane Irma ravages the plane of Florida, authorities have warned residents that “going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice”
According to Police in Fort Lauderdale, nine were arrested in connection to a sportswear store burglary. The group was given off by a filming by a local news station, and allegedly stole sneakers, FOX reports.
Police Chief Rick Maglione warned people in the statement that “Going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice and residents should instead stay home and look after your loved ones and be thankful they are all safe.”
Also, the Miami-Dade Police Department wrote on Twitter that it had arrested 28 people for looting.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office in its own warning wrote: “ATTENTION LOOTERS; Every incident will be investigated. Evidence collected will be used to pursue charges after the fact.”