Suspected port burglar caught

Jeff LaMont

Police arrested a suspected burglar found hiding in a boat after Sonitrol Pacific security detected suspicious activity at the port facility and called officials December 27.

Monitoring Operator Jeff LaMont received the alert from the security system in the port’s maintenance building.  He called officials to investigate.

The port’s security guard and Everett Police responded.  They located a man hiding inside a boat near the building.  Officers also located a cache of tools and arrested the man.