Suspect charged in Zia Taqueria armed robbery

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - A 48-year-old North Charleston man has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a restaurant on Maybank Highway.

Troy David Williams was arrested Friday and charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Charleston County deputies say Williams robbed Zia Taqueria at gunpoint on February 23 around 12:14 a.m. The suspect reportedly entered the business through an unlocked backdoor, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money.

After snatching cash bags out of a desk, Williams fled the scene.

A bond hearing has been set for 6 p.m.

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