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"I'm Me" Tattoo Helps Fla. Police Nab Suspected iPhone Thief

Joseph Eric Williams (Broward Sheriff's Department)
"I'm Me" Tattoo Helps Fla. Police Nab iPhone Thief Suspect
Joseph Eric Williams (Broward Sheriff's Department)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CBS/WFOR) What better way to identify yourself to police when you're wanted for a crime than to get the phrase "I'm Me" tattooed across your forehead?

Well, that's how easy it was for South Florida police to spot Joseph Williams, 19, who was wanted for a string of iPhone phone robberies.

Williams was arrested by Broward Sheriff's Office detectives shortly after 8:00 p.m. Tuesday after they received a tip from Crime Stoppers that Williams was in Miami Gardens, reports CBS affiliate WFOR.

Williams was wanted in connection with the theft of nearly two dozen iPhones throughout South Florida. Investigators said Williams began his mini-crime spree Aug. 20 and struck at least 19 times, according to WFOR.

Police reports indicate that Williams would casually walk into an AT&T store, find the iPhone display and then snatch one or two phones from the security cables before scurrying out of the store.

Williams was charged with four counts of grand theft and detectives say he is suspected in at least 15 other iPhone heists.