Math symbol leads to suspect's arrest in Mount Pleasant CVS robbery

Math symbol leads to suspect's arrest in Mount Pleasant CVS robbery

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Investigators say a man's tattoo of a mathematical symbol led to the arrest of a suspect wanted for robbing a Mount Pleasant CVS.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office arrested Curtis William Meyer of Goose Creek on Thursday and charged him with strong armed robbery.

Meyer is accused of robbing the CVS Pharmacy on 2884 North Highway 17 on November of last year.

Detectives conducted an interview with a witness who positively identified Meyer as the suspect in that robbery.

In addition, detectives say they looked at a past booking photo of Meyer and noticed that he had the same math symbol on his neck as the suspect.

On Nov. 28, deputies responded to the pharmacy and spoke to an employee who was approached by a man who handed him a note.

The employee told investigators the man had a "Pi" symbol tattoo on the right side of his neck.

The note read,"I need your Oxycodone, No Cops, and we have Police scanners."

The employee then gave the note to another employee who then filled a bag with the Oxycodone and put the note in the bag.

A witness said she recognized the suspect as a regular customer.

According to the sheriff's office, the witness attempted to make contact with the suspect as he was leaving, but he avoided her.

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