Three Apprehensions in Two Days!

Katelyn SmrecanskyArrests and apprehensions

One Apprehended Saturday Morning

On Monday May 30th, the verification specialist was monitoring when she received alarm signals from the south outside doors from a school in Everett. She then received an alarm on the south gym doors, the custodial door and ramp door and could hear male voices playing basketball. Police detained one for burglary. It was a busy morning in the Verification … Read More

One Apprehended Yesterday Morning

Katelyn SmrecanskyArrests and apprehensions

Two Different School Apprehensions Last Week!

The verification specialist was monitoring early yesterday morning when she received an alarm signal from the north storage area of a dealership in Everett. She could see a person in a hoodie walking around so she dispatched the Everett Police and advised the emergency contacts. The verification specialist could then hear police chasing people on the scanner. The emergency contact … Read More

A library card really can open doors, but Sonitrol Pacific can detect the entry

Chelsea MitchellArrests and apprehensions

Sonitrol Pacific detected an attempted break-in and the monitoring operator sent authorities to catch two juveniles using a library card and a knife to try to open a locked door at a Puget Sound area high school September 18. Operator Kris Etheridge received multiple alarm activations from the school’s multi-arts room.  She didn’t hear anything suspicious over the audio security … Read More

Rooftop trespassers detected by audio security

Chelsea MitchellArrests and apprehensions

Police apprehended six juveniles trespassing on the roof of a Puget Sound area high school after the Sonitrol Pacific audio security system protecting the building detected them July 25. Monitoring Operator Kris Etheridge received an impact-activated audio sensor alert around 11:30 p.m.  She heard what sounded like someone running and called the school’s security guard. The security guard initially saw … Read More

Sounds of movement lead to dispatch, arrest

Chelsea MitchellArrests and apprehensions

Police arrested two suspected burglars of an Everett car dealership after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security detected the break-in July 16. Monitoring Operator Minta Christopherson received the security system activation around 3:30 a.m.  She listened to live security audio inside the building and heard sounds of movement.  Christopherson immediately dispatched Everett Police.  While police were on the way, Christopherson heard a … Read More

Christmas Eve school vandals caught

Chelsea MitchellArrests and apprehensions

Three suspected vandals of portable classrooms at a Puget Sound area middle school December 24 were caught thanks to audio security sensors monitored by Sonitrol Pacific. Operator Kris Etheridge received an impact-activated audio alert from the school just before 4:00 a.m. and heard muffled bangs from two portable classrooms.  She continued to listen live to activity at the school and … Read More

Everett burglary spree alert

Chelsea MitchellSecurity Resources

Crime Trend Alert from the Everett Police Department – December 1, 2010: While reviewing crime reports over the past several weeks, a series of commercial burglaries was noted by the Everett Police Department – Crime Analysis Unit. Particulars: Inside the City of Everett: 5 Regionally, outside of Everett: 10 MO: Locations with multiple businesses attached (similar to a strip mall).  … Read More

Snoho Co Business Watch meeting Oct. 19

Chelsea MitchellSecurity Resources

Join Snohomish County business members and representatives from law enforcement agencies at the next Snohomish County Business Watch meeting October 19 at the Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Place, Mukilteo,  at 11:30 am. Mukilteo Police Detective Cheol Kang will discuss small business crime prevention, with an emphasis on staying safe and being more crime resilient in the coming holiday season. Enjoy … Read More

More GS2 donations

Chelsea MitchellSecurity Resources

For every new customer people refer to Sonitrol Pacific, we donate $200 to the non profit organization of their choosing through our GS2 program.  Dick Chase, Everett Security Consultant, sent me this email about our most recent donation. “It was a dark and stormy night – no wait, different story … I presented the Sonitrol Pacific security system to Dave … Read More