Horry County to Install License Plate Readers

Horry County Police Captain John Harrelson said hopefully they will be in use in the next several weeks to months.

Horry County Police have announced a new crime fighting tool that will be used in our area. 23 license-plate readers are set to be installed along major roads leading into and out of the county. Horry County Police Captain John Harrelson said the cameras will help police locate stolen vehicles as well as missing people. The cameras will be able to capture a license plate as it drives by and send it to the National Crime Information Center. Harrelson said hopefully they will be in use in the next several weeks to months.