Over 8 million tags captured by Myrtle Beach license plate reade - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Over 8 million tags captured by Myrtle Beach license plate readers in six months

Source: WMBF News Source: WMBF News

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – For those who have driven by three of Myrtle Beach’s entrances or exits, the chances are good their license plates were captured by automated readers.

According to information on the city of Myrtle Beach’s Facebook page, in their first six months, the three automated license plate readers captured approximately 8,145,274 license tags.

The system checked the tag numbers against state and national databases and received alerts on 19,525 of the license plates, indicating that some sort of violation existed for those vehicles, according to information from the city.

Due to the increased volume of information, the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division had to upgrade its computer servers.

Copyright 2017 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Breaking

    Victim dies after shooting near gas station in Darlington area

    Victim dies after shooting near gas station in Darlington area

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-10-19 12:19:59 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    One person has died after a shooting Thursday morning near the Breakers Gas Station on Harry Byrd Highway in the Darlington area, according to the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

    More >>

    One person has died after a shooting Thursday morning near the Breakers Gas Station on Harry Byrd Highway in the Darlington area, according to the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

    More >>
  • "The Great SouthEast ShakeOut" Earthquake Drill Happening Thursday

    "The Great SouthEast ShakeOut" Earthquake Drill Happening Thursday

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:04 AM EDT2017-10-19 12:04:17 GMT
    SCEMD Earthquake GuidelinesSCEMD Earthquake Guidelines

    Governor Henry McMaster and South Carolina Emergency Management (SCEMD) officials are encouraging people to be aware of earthquakes and how to prepare in case one strikes our state.  On Thursday October 19th at 10:19AM, the signal to begin the earthquake drill will be broadcast across the NOAA Weather Radio and broadcast media.

    More >>

    Governor Henry McMaster and South Carolina Emergency Management (SCEMD) officials are encouraging people to be aware of earthquakes and how to prepare in case one strikes our state.  On Thursday October 19th at 10:19AM, the signal to begin the earthquake drill will be broadcast across the NOAA Weather Radio and broadcast media.

    More >>
  • Myrtle Beach Sports Center increasing sports tourism

    Myrtle Beach Sports Center increasing sports tourism

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:02 AM EDT2017-10-19 12:02:41 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    The city of Myrtle Beach is growing as a tourist destination, bringing in nearly 18 million people each year. Part of that is due sports tourism along the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach Sports Center, which was designed to increase sports tourism in Myrtle Beach is looking to increase their numbers of sports tourism, particularly during the shoulder season.

    More >>

    The city of Myrtle Beach is growing as a tourist destination, bringing in nearly 18 million people each year. Part of that is due sports tourism along the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach Sports Center, which was designed to increase sports tourism in Myrtle Beach is looking to increase their numbers of sports tourism, particularly during the shoulder season.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly