Vandals caught shooting at school windows

Police put a swift end to the window-shooting fun of two school vandals after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security sensors detected sounds of glass breaking January 30. Monitoring Operator Joe Orsborn received an impact-activated audio sensor alert about 2:20 a.m. and took action.  He heard glass breaking at several different locations within the school and called police. Lakewood Police responded quickly … Read More

Sunday school trespasser caught

Police detained a trespasser at a Puget Sound area school after Sonitrol Pacific detected him inside the building January 22. Monitoring Operator Cindy Burr received an alert from the school around 7:30 a.m.  Security sensors tracked activity from a door and down a hallway of the school.  Burr called the school’s security guard to investigate. As the guard searched the … Read More

School trespassers tapped out

Two juveniles trespassing at a Puget Sound area school were caught after their voices were detected by Sonitrol Pacific audio security sensors August 3. Monitoring Operator Ashley Sutton received impact-activated audio sensor alerts from the school just after 6:00 p.m.  She heard banging sounds and voices and call the school’s security guard service. Sutton continued to monitor live audio of … Read More

Trespassing twosome detected, caught

The Sonitrol Pacific security system at a Puget Sound area school detected two kids trespassing at the school September 18. Monitoring Operator Robin Goings received the system activation from the school and called the guard service.  Goings was able to tell the guard exactly where in the school the intruders were based on the security sensor activity. Two juveniles were … Read More

Audio Security of Voices Leads to Two Arrests, Recovery of Property

Police arrested two people suspected of attempting to burglarize a school’s portable classroom and recovered stolen property after Sonitrol Pacific detected the threat September 18. Monitoring Operator Bricia Mejia received an impact-activated alert from the portable classroom and heard the voices of two men.  She immediately called police.  Mejia continued to hear the intruders’ voices while police were on their … Read More

A bang, a crash and an arrest

Police arrested a person suspected of attempting to break into a Puget Sound area school after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security detected suspicious sounds and called authorities September 21. Monitoring Operator Kris Etheridge received the initial alert just before midnight, heard banging sounds and called police.  Moments later, Etheridge heard a crashing noise and updated authorities. Officers were on scene quickly … Read More

Attempted Burglary Foiled, Injured Suspect Rescued by Audio security

A Sonitrol Pacific impact-activated audio security sensors detected a break-in at a Tacoma area school and the monitoring operator sent police to catch four juveniles, including one who was injured during the break-in, September 25. Operator Bricia Mejia received the audio security system activation from the school and heard what sounded like a window being smashed.  She also heard the … Read More

A thank you from Dr. Zimmer's dental office

August 30, 2011 Sonitrol 2115 S 56th St. Ste 308 Tacoma, WA 98409 I wanted to express my thanks to one of your employee’s, Rob, who helped me during a burglary at my place of employment.  I work for Dr. Zimmer in the Browns Point area of Pierce County. On Saturday, August 27th, I received a call from Rob stating … Read More

School vandals detected, apprehended

Security audio of banging noises detected by Sonitrol Pacific led police to catch two suspected school vandals August 31. Monitoring Operator Joe Orsborn received an activation of the audio security sensors in a room inside the school, he heard loud banging sounds and called Lakewood Police.  The banging noises continued while officers were on their way. Police used a K9 … Read More

School year starts with apprehension

Police arrested a suspected trespasser inside a Puget Sound area school after Sonitrol Pacific’s security system detected him and the monitoring operator called officers September 6. Operator Michael Young received the security system activations from the school, but only heard normal sounds.  He called a representative from the school who decided he would go investigate.  While the school district employee … Read More