Police: Kutztown Football Pair Charged in Home-Invasion Robberies

Manuel Gamiz, The Morning Call, March 28, 2013

In Shahaid Smith’s highlight-reel play from last season, Kutztown University’s shifty slot receiver broke at least six tackles against East Stroudsburg, zigzagging down the center of the field on his way to a 29-yard touchdown.

Smith’s elusive moves, however, couldn’t help him get away from university police.

Smith, the team’s second-leading receiver last year, was charged Thursday in a dorm-invasion robbery in which one of the victims was pistol-whipped, police said. A victim told police that Smith called him after the March 8 robbery, explaining that the robbery was unintentional, according to court records.

Police are still looking for two accomplices.

Smith wasn’t the only Kutztown student trading in a football jersey for a prison jumpsuit Thursday.

Kali Smith, a starting defensive back for the Golden Bears, also was picked up on campus and charged in an unrelated home-invasion robbery of off-campus students last year. In that robbery, Kali Smith, who had a gun, and three others stole electronics and marijuana from an apartment in the borough, police say.

Shahaid Smith and Kali Smith

Shahaid Smith and Kali Smith

Both Smiths are sophomores and have been placed on interim suspension by the university, spokesman Matt Santos said, adding he didn’t know if the two are related.


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  • Morris LeChat

    “yo, jess wants yooz to knows dat deh robbary was unstramensual”

  • Kronolog

    How do you rob someone unintentionally?

    • They didn’t mean to rob the student, just pistol-whip him. It’s a pistol-whipping gone bad.

      • The__Bobster

        Usually the robbing comes first, followed by the pistol-whippings, shootings and rapes of the helpless victims.

      • Morris LeChat

        they were trying to kill a fly I guess, and it kept landing on his “haid”

      • purestocles

        Thanks for the good laugh.

    • NYB

      It becomes “unintentional” when you know the law is closing in.

    • Sloppo

      Perhaps robbery can be purely a result of reflexive animal instinct, by a creature incapable of human emotions like hate or malice. That would also explain why they can so often do hideously cruel things without being accused of “hate crimes”.

    • Paleoconn

      Perhaps they meant to rob somebody else. haha

  • In Shahaid Smith’s highlight-reel play from last season, Kutztown
    University’s shifty slot receiver broke at least six tackles against
    East Stroudsburg, zigzagging down the center of the field on his way to a
    29-yard touchdown.

    Just like the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world, the legs that break down tackles and befuddles a defensive secondary are also the legs attached to hands that will snatch your stuff and be out of sight before you even realize you’ve been ripped off.

    • Paleoconn

      I wouldn’t make a bumper sticker of that, but you’re spot on!

  • Katherine McChesney

    Wherever they go…….

    • Defoe

      …corruption and destruction follow.

  • No doubt these two are STEM majors.

    • Francis Galton

      Absolutely–one was a Physics major studying the Brownian motion of shattering glass and the Newtonian mechanics of breaking down a door, while the other was a Pre-med Physiology major studying blunt force trauma.

  • Felix_M

    Nofing to see here. Jus’ some misunderstood youf’s.

    Celebrate Diversity!


  • Bull Connor

    ….interim suspensions? For armed robbery? Wow, thank goodness they didn’t off anybody. Why, they may have gotten a stern warning and put in timeout!

    • Old Soldier

      Is interim suspension something like double-secret probation?

      • Defoe

        Isn’t “suspension, by definition, interim? Or do they mean that the suspension occurs only between games?

    • brengunn

      ….interim suspensions?

      A complete joke. What kind of school hands out a suspension for armed robbery?

      • The__Bobster

        A large football factory.

      • Michael_C_Scott

        These aren’t universities with football teams; they’re football teams with universities. Excuses are almost always made for the “afawetes”.

      • Paleoconn

        It’s about the shekels. There is no such thing as amateur sport in college. And you know what, since they profit like crazy from athletics, their tax breaks should not be remotely as generous as they are. A complete fraud, is the modern western university system, and we didn’t even discuss the curriculum.

    • anonymous

      The light penalty is even more amazing when you consider the fact that grade school children are being suspended and sometimes arrested all around the country for doing things like drawing a picture of a gun or bringing plastic scissors to school.

  • bigone4u

    I was reading on Lew Rockwell that sports are one of the tools the government uses to control us, to distract us. When you think of the azzlete worship in America in contrast to the criminal behavior of many of the black assletes, it shows that white America suffers from a sickness. Enjoy sports if you like (I don’t like), but don’t worship the stars and don’t let your daughters date one.

    • Katherine McChesney

      I am amazed by the people who live around me. They know everything about football, college and professional but can’t carry on an intelligent conversation.

      • bigone4u

        Your neighbors are sheeple and don’t know it. Just try to gently and without confrontation educate them without turning them off. If just one wakes up, you’ve done good.

        • saxonsun

          There’s no way they could know what they are if that’s what they are!

      • libertarian 1234

        I believe it was Marx who said that religion was the opiate of the masses, but today spectator sports has the distinction of being the new opiate.

        • Defoe

          Yes! Think about the fact that in Europe in the Middle Ages when religion held sway over the masses, the masses built huge beautiful cathedrals. Ask yourself what the modern-day cathedrals are? I say shopping malls and, yes, massive, domed sports stadiums. Consumerism and sports are the modern gods. The alter is the tv.

          • Paleoconn

            And a lot of those modern-day ‘cathedrals’ are funded by Joe Taxpayer.

      • Paleoconn

        Mental adolescents. The contempt in the eyes and expression of a black athlete interacting with a white media person, to me says it all. Look at some Shaquille O’Neal interviews. Look at some Rajon Rondo interviews. These guys look down on the media types who prostrate themselves before them and even insult them at times. I recall once Shaquille O’Neal blasting a guy for the jacket he was wearing.

    • The__Bobster

      Don’t let your daughters go a college with a lot of Zulu afwheats.

      • bigone4u

        Afwheats. Good one. I’m thinking that with your ability to do black dialect you could be Mark Twain reincarnated.

      • Sloppo

        What if one of your daughters is a super-athlete and she earns a scholarship to school with a degree program that can help her to enter a particular medical field that she aspires to … but that school also has a whole bunch of zulu-thug afwheats and their worshippers? I can see the possibility of that happening to me in a few years. At least she is already very racially conscious today.

        • Defoe

          Wonderful that you have done your parental duty by alerting your child/children to the dangers of modern day Amerika.

      • Flaxen-headed strumpet

        Thug-a-letes is the correct term Mr. Bobster

  • LastBastionOfHope

    Blacks are given opportunities and this is what they do with them. More proof that their animal behavior is genetic.

  • MekongDelta69

    If NoBama had two football ‘playas’…

  • The__Bobster

    In Shahaid Smith’s highlight-reel play from last season, Kutztown University’s shifty slot receiver broke at least six tackles against East Stroudsburg, zigzagging down the center of the field on his way to a 29-yard touchdown.


    So how does this make a ghetto savage qualified for college? Oh yeah, the money he brings in.

    • Xerxes22

      Plus the vibrant diversity they bring. The town of Kurtztown is 97% White.and sorely in need of some multicutural enrichment whitch will be provided by Shahaid and Kali Smith and others like them.

  • Morris LeChat

    Of obsamma had a son…….

  • Tom_in_Miami

    “interim suspension?”

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    Wow, those poor striving astrophysicists! Surely this is all a plot by whitey to deny them opportunities.

  • IstvanIN

    At least they got an indefinite suspension. The two 15 year old thugs who murdered Bailey O’Neil only got a two day suspension.

  • Bill

    Kutztown U used to be called Kutztown State Teacher’s College. Guess beefing up their football team is “teaching” them about diversity, eh?

  • Michael_C_Scott

    Incidents like this have me delighted my daughter has a family inside-track admission to the Japanese Self Defense Force Academy instead of some US minor-league groidball team that has a university attached to it as if by accident.

    • Point of Information

      For real?

  • George

    ‘…Stole electronics and marijauna from off campus housing’

    Constable: So, what did they steal?

    Student: They took my laptop, my iPad, my weed, and my cell phone.

    Constable: I’m sorry. Did you say ‘weed’? As in ‘marijuana’? You’re seriously telling me that they stole your illegal narcotics?

    Student: Yeah, uh…I guess so. They took it all, man! What’m I gonna burn tonight, man?

    What’re the odds the invasion was targetting an affirmative action entrant to the university?

  • Ted

    Imagine my surprise when I saw they were black
    I could not believe my eyes
    I wonder if they are from Dietroit or Chicongo?

  • Ted

    It amazes me the number of whites who stand up for and defend blacks.
    Are these whites from Mars?
    A black Never Defends a white, NEVER

  • lessthantolerant

    Diversity is such a great thing, we need to continue importing these animals into university situations so all the little liberal children can be preyed upon.

  • Suspended sound ray-sis
    Truly yours