Trespasser caught carrying, arrested

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

A trespasser detected by Sonitrol Pacific at a Tacoma area grade school was arrested when police discovered he was carrying marijuana June 19. An impact-activated audio security alert was received in Sonitrol Pacific’s monitoring center by Operator Ashley Sutton around 8:30 p.m.  The sensors picked up sounds of a crash and Sutton called the school district’s guard service to check … Read More

Kitchen creepers caught

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Security system activations from the kitchen of a Tacoma area school resulted in the apprehension of six suspected burglars June 20. Around 10:30 p.m., Operator Mike Young received the security alerts coming from the school’s kitchen.  Listening to live audio captured by sound security sensors in the room, Young heard voices and called the school district’s guard service. Tacoma Police … Read More

School security system seals burglars’ fate

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

The detection of school burglars by Sonitrol Pacific’s security system resulted in police arresting three suspects June 22. Tacoma Police responded to Sonitrol Pacific’s call of a burglary in progress at a Tacoma area school a little before 3 a.m., found both main doors ajar and arrested three people suspected of burglarizing the school. According to the school district’s security … Read More

Police catch five school vandals

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Audio security of banging and talking resulted in the dispatch of police and apprehension of five suspected school vandals July 4. Sonitrol Pacific Operator Tara Fulmer was monitoring the junior high school’s security system when the initial alarm activated.  This was followed by additional sensor activations and security audio of banging noises and voices.  Fulmer called the school district’s security … Read More

Four vandals activate security system, apprehended

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Security audio of glass breaking alerted a Sonitrol Pacific monitoring operator to vandalism in progress at a Tacoma area school July 5. Operator Cami Halstead received the activation from the school’s security system a little after 6:00 p.m.  Listening to live audio activity, she heard a few loud bangs.  Halstead immediately called the school district’s security guard service to investigate. … Read More

Tots playing with toys detected

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

A school district security guard rounded up two young children who went inside a school storage room to get toys to play with after Sonitrol Pacific detected them April 23. Monitoring Operator Ashley Sutton received a silent alarm activation from an external storage room door at the school just before 6 p.m.  She called the school’s security guard to investigate. … Read More

Metro Parks Tacoma: have to be blind to not see the value

Chelsea MitchellTestimonials & Referrals

One major advantage of Sonitrol Pacific’s earliest possible detection and fast police response time is the significant reduction of our clients’ losses if their facility is a target for crime.  According to Dave Horstman at Metro Parks Tacoma, their Sonitrol Pacific security systems have “paid for itself.” Dave’s complete letter: A few months ago, my maintenance facility put some temporary … Read More

Sonitrol Pacific detects, suspect hides, police seek & take into custody

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Officers found a suspected burglar hiding in a classroom closet after Sonitrol Pacific security detected his movements inside a Puget Sound area school January 11. Operator Joe Orsborn was on high alert for any activity in this school district due to a set of master keys being taken a few months earlier.  He received a security system activation just after … Read More

Three “wasted out of their minds” caught

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Police caught three juveniles suspected of being intoxicated and trespassing at a Puget Sound area school after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system detected threatening noises outside the school December 21. Operator Bricia Mejia received an impact-activated audio alert from an upstairs hallway inside the school a little after 7:00 p.m.  She heard voices that sounded like they were coming from … Read More

Want a burglar alarm? "Only call Sonitrol"

Chelsea MitchellTestimonials & Referrals

I received this email today from Benjamin Canales, one of our Security Consultants in Tacoma, about Kelly’s Cafe and Espresso in Gig Harbor.  While it’s not new that law enforcement officers recommend Sonitrol Pacific to businesses and homeowners, we still enjoy hearing it (and I enjoy sharing it). “Pamela, These folks recently bought a system from me. They were broken … Read More