Monitoring operator takes action, suspects in custody

Two suspected burglars carrying backpacks filled with tools and school property were arrested after a Sonitrol Pacific operator detected a burglary in progress at a Puget Sound area school and sent police September 19. Operator Michael Young received multiple sensor activations from the school.  He listened to live security audio on scene to verify the threat, but only heard the … Read More

Burglars Caught Using Grappling Hook, Break-in Through School Roof

Police arrested three people suspected of using a grappling hook to climb a grade school and break-in through a roof hatch after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system detected voices October 2. At 1:21 a.m., Operator Kathleen Armstrong received an impact-activated audio sensor alert from room 146 at the school.  After hearing men’s voices, Armstrong dispatched police and security guards to … Read More