Commotion detected, drunk trespasser caught

Jessica Culver

Police caught a man vandalizing a Kirkland gas station after Sonitrol Pacific audio security sensors detected the sound of him kicking a door and hitting windows January 28.

Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver received the initial impact-activated alert from Juanita Firs 76 just after 2:30 a.m.  She heard banging sounds followed by yelling and called police.  Culver continued to track the activity while officers were en route.

Police arrived to find a drunk man making a commotion, kicking a door and hitting windows.  He was taken into custody.

The man was detected by a Sonitrol Pacific audio security system monitored by a verification expert and apprehended by police before getting inside the business.