When Myrtle Beach police got a license plate reader notification Monday on a reportedly stolen vehicle, they launched an investigation that resulted in two arrests, authorities said.
Dispatchers told officers about the tech tip regarding a stolen vehicle, and police said they discovered the vehicle at the Virginian Motel at 1820 S. Ocean Blvd., according to a Facebook post by MBPD.
After investigating, police arrested two men, the post states.
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As officers searched the vehicle, they said they found a 12-gauge sawed-off shotgun between a seat and center console, the post states. The serial number was gone from the gun, and police said they discovered neither of the men arrested were not allowed to own guns in the state, police said.