Suspected thief gets left behind by getaway driver, loses his shoe


FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – An alcohol thief’s not so smooth getaway may be his downfall.

Farmington police say a man stole three bottles of alcohol from a Smith’s on Monday. But before the man could get into his getaway car, the driver took off without him.

Surveillance video shows the suspect take off running, leaving behind his shoe.

If you know who they are, call Farmington Police. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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