MONCKS CORNER, SC (WCSC) - Moncks Corner police say a man who robbed a Waffle House early Thursday morning was caught red-handed after he was found sitting in a vehicle with a stolen cash register on his lap.
Arthur Jones III was arrested and charged with strong armed robbery, resisting arrest, and failure to stop for blue lights.
According to Lt. Roach, Jones entered Waffle House on Highway 52 around 2:30 a.m. and snagged the entire cash register.
Officers responding to the scene reportedly found the suspect sitting in a car at an apartment complex across the street from the restaurant with the cash register on his lap.
Roach says Jones took authorities on a nine minute chase, before crashing the vehicle. He was then arrested.
Jones is being held at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center.