Camden Police have sent out more than 600 letters to notify owners their car was spotted on camera in an area of the city considered a hot spot for drug activity.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports 624 vehicles were spotted, whose occupants were captured on video camera doing something considered suspicious in a Camden drug hot spot.
According to the report, the letters will warn vehicle owners their vehicle was spotted and their vehicle tag was recorded. The letters also warn of possible criminal or traffic offenses if an investigation reveals illegal activity.
The Philadelphia Inquirer says the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the city’s police department hope the initiative will help to deter drug activity.