why would someone making a third of a million dollars a year shoplift a $ 30 belt?

Tigers OF Monroe Settles Theft Charges

For the thrill? Or maybe a little Winona Ryder status…

And who wouldn’t want that?

It could be that he is – and I hate to use obscure psychological terms – a dumbass.

From what I’ve read, it isn’t at all uncommon* for the wealthy to be very tight with money and cut corners wherever they can so this doesn’t surprise me much.

*Before anyone takes it wrong, I didn’t say it was common, I said it wasn’t uncommon. There’s a difference.

Because it’s not about the money. It’s about the thrill of committing a crime and seeing if you can get away with it.

Some people get their adrenaline rushes in very odd ways.