According to Maj. Stan Gragg with the Mt. Pleasant police, one suspect "armed with a weapon" was arrested for the robbery. While Gragg did not mention the use or threat of a bomb, the Charleston Explosive Devices Team was on the scene.
Gragg said the suspect, a white male, was a registered guest at the Holiday Inn Express and ran back to the hotel after the robbery which is where he was arrested.
Officers later identified the suspect Ozarowski. In the room Ozarowski rented, police found an air-soft pistol.The maximum penalty Ozarowski could receive is a fine of $250,000 and/or imprisonment of twenty years.Mr. Nettles stated that the case was investigated by agents of the FBI and the Mount Pleasant Police Department and that he has assigned the case to Assistant United States Attorney Nick Bianchi of the Charleston office for prosecution.