April 21, 2009
arrest six motorists using Brean's vehicle number plate camera
high-tech number plate recognition camera which was introduced
at a busy road junction in Brean last autumn has already helped
police make six arrests.
last September how a roadside number plate camera had been
installed in Church Road, as pictured here, in a bid to crackdown
on travelling criminals and tackle vehicle crime.
police's Neighbourhood Team Inspector Sam Williams revealed on
Monday that the camera has been "incredibly helpful"
in leading to several arrests.
said: "The ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) camera
at Brean has been running for several months now over the winter
and has directly led to six arrests of motorists."
been an incredibly helpful resource for us - a great success."
added that plans for a camera in Burnham-On-Sea are still being
progressed and further news about this is expected over the coming
number plate camera switched on by police
plate cameras set to be introduced in Burnham area