A high school football coach in Oregon was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing and then pawning a player’s watch. Oregon City High coach Kevin Strasser was charged with first-degree theft and first-degree official misconduct. His bail was set at $15,000.
Portland’s KATU reports the following details:
Staff members at A1 Pawn Shop in Glandstone said Strasser sold the watch for less than $100. The watch was an Ice Time brand. The company’s website lists watches that cost anywhere from a few hundred dollars up to $34,999.
This seems like a very smart move. Hard to think there’s any downside trying to hock a student’s watch for a cool hundred dollar bill. It’s nearly the perfect crime.
Let’s hope the pawn shop’s owner called in a buddy who knows everything about Ice Time watches to take a look at it and ensure sure Strasser got a fair price, at least.