MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — The first day on the job and Myrtle Beach Officer Amanda Johnston made her first traffic stop, pulling over Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune. Mayor Bethune posted about the encounter on Facebook saying, "And I'm so happy she did."
The reason behind the stop? Bethune's car tag has expired.
The mayor did not receive a ticket however because the officer ran the tag and saw that Bethune had paid her taxes on the vehicle.