SPRING HILL, Fla. -- They were meant to be a gift to his mother, Dominick Breedlove reportedly told deputies after swiping a couple pairs of Nike shoes.
But authorities say he didn't pay for the women's shoes. What's more? Police say he was caught shoplifting them not even an hour after he interviewed for a spot with Kohl's human resources department.
Hernando County Sheriff's Office deputies were called around 4 p.m. Wednesday to the Khol's store on Aerial Way on a shoplifting call. A loss prevention employee called the police, watching the 24-year-old Breedlove make his way through the shoe department.
Deputies say Breedlove looked at every pair of shoe, trying to find one without a security tag. After scoring one, he went to his car and brought back in a Kohl's bag from a prior shopping trip.
Breedlove went back to the shoe department, grabbed the un-tagged pair and walked to the customer service desk, police say.
The line was too long, though.
Deputies say he then went back to the shoe section, putting the first pair of shoes into a bag and then grabbing a second pair still in its box. He walked out of the store, no questions asked.
Sheriff's deputies already were in place, however, ready to place him into custody in the parking lot. Breedlove had a pair of Nike Air Bella TR shoes and Nike Elite TR shoes, with a combined value of $150.
After telling him they were meant for his mother, he was taken to jail and charged with retail theft.
No, Breedlove did not get the job, deputies say.
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