UNIONTOWN, Pennsylvania - Police in Uniontown, Pennsylvania were able to catch a robber by following his paper trail. Investigators say Eric Frey walked into a pizza restaurant and handed the clerk a note written on toilet paper. The note said that there was a man outside with a gun, who was forcing Frey to rob the store.
The clerk was suspicious of Frey and triggered a secret alarm at the counter. When police showed up, Frey told them he was happy they were there to save him. But they did not believe his story. Police went back to Frey's apartment and found the roll of toilet paper used to make the note. It still had the imprint of the words in the paper.
Police also found three ounces of marijuana in the apartment, suggesting Frey's inspiration for the heist.