Kids detected on school roof

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Sonitrol Pacific security audio of banging and voices resulted in a school security guard locating kids on the school’s roof April 16. Monitoring Operator Ashley Sutton received an impact-activated audio security alert from the school after 7 p.m.  She heard banging sounds followed by kids’ voices and called the school district’s guard service to investigate. When the security guard arrived … Read More

Computer-napper nabbed

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Police arrested a suspected school burglar due to Sonitrol Pacific security detecting the break-in May 20. Monitoring Operator Minta Christopherson received an impact-activated audio security alert from the school just before midnight.  She heard loud crashing noises and sounds of movement inside a portable classroom.  Christopherson immediately called police. Officers were at the school in minutes and located a broken … Read More

'Pointless act' detected, suspects arrested

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Police arrested two suspected school vandals after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system detected voices and “clanging” sounds inside the school July 4. Operator Kris Etheridge received impact-activated security audio from the school, heard loud noises and at least two voices, and called the proper authorities. Police were on scene within three minutes of received the call from Sonitrol Pacific’s monitoring … Read More

Tears, arrests follow audio detection of crime in progress by 4 juveniles

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

The attempted theft of a school projector by four juveniles ended in tears and arrests after Sonitrol Pacific detected the burglary in progress October 21. Operator Kris Etheridge received the activation from the security system inside one of the Puget Sound area high school’s portable classrooms just after 11:00 p.m.  She heard several voices over live audio sensors and called … Read More

Vandals vanquished by audio security

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Sonitrol Pacific audio security detected threatening activity at a Puget Sound area school and police arrested three vandals June 21. Operator Kathleen Armstrong received an impact-activated audio security alert from the grade school and heard suspicious bangs.  She called a representative from the school district who said he preferred to investigate personally instead of calling police. The district employee arrived … Read More

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

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

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