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December 16, 2013

Association Events

  • 1-7-14 – MDBFAA Meeting
    11am -12noon- Lunch – 12noon Meeting – Dealing with the Affordable Health Care Act (Obamacare) Consolidated Insurance Center, 11403 Cronridge Dr #270 Owings Mills, MD 21117

Door to Door Sales

  • ON: ALERT: Fort Erie residents report suspicious door-to-door …
    12.9.13 – Bullet News Niagara – ALERT: Fort Erie residents report suspicious door-to-door salespeople claiming to work for alarm company. More Info

Public Safety Updates

  • FL: Prevent False Alarms This Holiday Season
    12.14.13 – The Gainesville Times – Don’t let your holiday season be ruined by false alarms! There are simple steps that you can take to avoid what could be costly mistakes, while at the same time creating a lovely holiday atmosphere in your home or business. Motion Detectors and Holiday Decorations * Always ensure that hanging or moving decorations will not activate motion detectors, especially when heating systems come on. More Info
  • MA: Dracut deputy police chief: Fine residents for too many false alarms
    12.11.13 – Lowell Sun – Dracut — More than 100 false burglar alarms per month that are unnecessarily sending cruisers rushing to homes and businesses with flashing lights and sirens has become a drain on police resources and a public-safety problem that may be solved by… More Info
  • MO: False burglary alarms keep Columbia police busy, but solutions elusive
    12.15.13 – Columbia Missourian – The Columbia Police Department spends a lot of time responding to security alarms, which are false about 96.5 percent of the time. At a time when there are too few police on the street, there’s a will to find a better way but no perfect alternative.   More Info
  • NJ: Elmwood Park Council wants to amend alarm ordinance
    12.10.13 – The Record – The Elmwood Park Council at its Dec. 5 meeting introduced an ordinance that would amend the fines charged to borough residents and businesses for calling the police on false burglar alarms. More Info
  • OH: Nearly all of the alarm calls now are false-alarms
    12.9.13 – 89.7 WKSU – Lt. Rick Edwards says nearly 99 percent of alarms officers respond to are false. … Akron will soon require proof of an emergency before police respond to security alarms. More Info
  • ON: Unpaid false alarm fines can end up on tax bills
    12.13.13 – Simcoe.com – The Barrie Police Services Board has agreed to bill property owners on their tax bills for repeated false alarms. Insp. Mark Sheffer recently told the board the city … More Info
  • TX: Victoria proposing increase in penalties for false alarms
    12.15.13 – The Victoria Advocate – The penalties for false burglar and fire alarms in Victoria could soon double in cost. More Info
  • VA: Fines to be imposed for some false alarm calls in Va. Beach
    12.12.13 – 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads – Virginia Beach-Fines will be imposed soon for people who sound alarms for non-emergencies in Va. Beach. Police say officers respond to about 1,800 calls a year (for example: manually-triggered panic, duress, hold-up alarms) that end up being false calls. This is phase 2 of the False Alarm Reduction Program, effective January 1, 2014. Police say it’s designed to cut down on the number of false … More Info
  • WA: Carbon monoxide poisoning a risk during cold streak
    12.9.13 – Yakima Herald-Republic – Ellensburg, Wash. – Kittitas County officials are warning residents to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning as they heat their homes during the current cold streak. The county’s public health agency issued the reminder this morning. The odorless, invisible gas… More Info

Industry News

  • Warrant being held for Wolfville man charged under direct sellers act
    12.11.13 – The Hants Journal  – A warrant is being held for a Kings County man charged under the Nova Scotia Direct Seller’s Act who didn’t make a scheduled court appearance. Thomas Peter Fennessey, 35, of Wolfville, is facing three charges of carrying on the business of direct selling medical alarm systems and monitoring … More Info
  • Homeowners Have Their Eyes on Surveillance
    12.11.13 – KATC 3 Lafayette – In the past three weeks we’ve reported on robberies at banks, business like the convenience store behind me, and also homes and apartments. Surveillance systems are often key to cracking the case…but those systems aren’t just for businesses anymore. A 26-year veteran of home surveillance, Keith French says lately, there’s been a surge in people interested in home surveillance. “In the last … More Info
  • Kastle Systems has seen video, mobile technology transform its security business
    12.8.13 – Washington Post – The Falls Church firm has expanded its customer base and technology offerings through acquisitions… More Info
  • Former FYPD commissioner: Mass notification would have helped during 9/11
    12.11.13 – Security Systems News – Northford, Conn.—In any terrorist attack today, situational awareness technology and mass notification systems could help mitigate the mass casualties that occurred on 9/11, according to Tom Von Essen, former FYPD commissioner. Learn how the 9/11 first responder believes mass notification can save lives. More Info
  • How Much Do Warranties Cost to Offer?
    12.10.13 – CEPro – Integrators often forget to factor in their technician’s lost opportunity cost when performing free warranty service. Train your clients that warranty service isn’t ‘free’ by sending no-charge invoices with the un-billed cost included. More Info
  • Schools’ Deployment of Security Equipment Projected to Rise
    12.11.13 – Security Sales & Integration – Research firm IHS Inc. is forecasting strong growth for security equipment in schools throughout the United States for the next several years. IHS estimates the market size for security equipment in schools to reach $634 million this year and is expected to surpass $720 million by 2014. More Info

Legislative News

None this week

State Trends

  • UT: Does your child’s school have CO detectors?
    12.10.13 – KSL Salt Lake City – In Nov. 18 dozens of children at a San Juan County elementary school became sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning. The school didn’t have CO detectors. As KSL Investigators found out, the problem reaches hundreds of schools statewide. More Info

National News

  • Real Progress at Curbing Smoking Fires
    12.1.13 – OHS – I’m encouraged by a recent report from the National Fire Protection Association’s John R. Hall Jr. about the trend in fires caused by smoking materials. While the number of fires and the lives lost in them remain far too high, they are dropping. The total number fell by 73 percent from 1980 to 2011, Hall reported. The report estimates U.S. fire departments responded to 90,000 smoking-materials fires in 2011, and these fires caused an estimated 540 civilian deaths, 1,640 civilian injuries and $621 million in direct property damage. More Info
  • Using smartphones to stop crime
    12.11.13 – KSHB-TV Kansas City – The technology most of us are using every day is becoming an important tool to stop theft. More Info
  • Budget Conferees Reach an Agreement
    12.11.13 – House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) last night unveiled their much-anticipated budget agreement in time for the House and Senate to act prior to the December recess. More Info
  • IRS Announces 2014 Standard Mileage Rates
    12.36.13 – Forbes ‎- Gas prices are on their way down… and so are the standard mileage rates. The IRS has announced the standard mileage rates for business, … More Info
  • Going, going … a number of tax deductions set to expire
    12.12.13 – CNBC – Ready for year-end tax planning? In between holiday parties and last-minute shopping, it’s worth making sure that you are minimizing your 2013 tax bill. More Info

Business Tips

  • Is Thinking Time in Your Daily Schedule?
    12.5.13 – CIO Insight – In order to solve difficult problems or plot long-term strategic plans, it’s important to curve out chunks of distraction-free time devoted solely to thinking. More Info
  • Older Employees Are Happy, but Concerned
    12.6.13 – Baseline – The vast majority of older employees say they’re happy with their jobs, but many believe that they’ve suffered from age discrimination and have been passed over for promotions and raises. More Info
  • Avoiding A Workplace Holiday Party Lawsuit Hangover
    12.9.13 – Executive Summary: ‘Tis the season for workplace holiday parties, which can bring about questionable and awkward behavior as co-workers mingle with alcohol. To prevent a legal hangover, employers should take some upfront precautions with regard to their holiday and end-of-the-year parties. Holiday parties typically generate a surge of sexual harassment complaints, as employees often lose their… More Info
  • 25 employee benefit trends for 2014, Part 1
    12.10.13 – BenefitNews.com – So, what can we expect from the employee benefits world in 2014? How about anything and everything! I wish I had 52 letters for this version of the benefits ABCs. Analyze your employee health data. Given privacy laws, it won’t be possible to learn what makes every employee tick, but analyzing metrics-based health reports will still provide valuable information to help control costs within… More Info
  • Learn How to Reduce Stress in the Workplace
    12.14.13 – Baseline – Learn how to reduce the leading causes of stress in the workplace: workload demands, an absence of work-life balance, personality conflicts and a lack of job security. More Info
  • Holiday Bonuses and Inappropriate Office Gifts
    12.11.13 – Baseline – Forty-five percent of employers plan to give holiday bonuses this year, and these professionals gave their co-workers strange gifts to celebrate the holidays. More Info

Fire News

  • AZ: False alarm forces City Hall evacuation
    12.11.13 – Mohave Daily News – Bullhead City – Of all the days for it to happen: On a cold, blustery Tuesday morning, a fire alarm went off at Bullhead City Hall, forcing everyone to evacuate the building for about 15 minutes, according to Mayor Jack Hakim. More Info
  • IA: Smoke, but thankfully, no fire
    12.13.13 – The Algona Upper Des Moines – The Algona Fire Department investigated a report of a smoke alarm going off at Anytime Fitness on Saturday, Dec. 7. The call of a smell of smoke came across the scanner at 10:03 a.m. and firefighters were on scene within minutes, as was the Algona Police Department and Algona EMS. More Info
  • IN: Alarm co. alerts owner to house on fire
    12.15.13 – WISH-TV Indianapolis – Despite efforts made by firefighters, a house on the city’s south side was heavily damaged early Sunday morning after it caught fire. More Info
  • KS: Olathe movie theater evacuated after smoke alarm sounds
    12.12.13 – KMBC-TV Kansas City – The Olathe Fire Department says a smoke alarm call prompted the evacuation of an Olathe movie theater Wednesday evening. More Info
  • KS: Salinas woman blames house fire on attic light
    12.11.13 KSBW Salinas – Roxanne Whiteley said she woke up to the sound of her blaring smoke alarm, but figured it had been set off by the space heater she left on. VIDEO: Smoke alarm saved me, woman says It wasn’t until she smelled smoke that she realized she needed to get out. Flames shoot out the roof and windows while engulfing everything inside before emergency responders arrived to the California Street home. “I … More Info
  • MN: Wyoming family loses house to fire
    12.11.13 – Forest Lake Times – Kathie Hamernick awoke to the sound of a smoke alarm just after 1 a.m. at her family’s home of three years at 4950 259th Court in Wyoming. She smelled plastic … More Info
  • PA: Homeowner flees Ligonier Township fire
    12.13.13 – The Mckeesport Daily News – A Ligonier Township homeowner was awakened by his smoke alarm and managed to flee his burning home on Thursday morning. Waterford fire Chief Rob Beaufort … More Info
  • SK: Firefighters save guinea pigs after carbon monoxide alarm alerts …
    12.11.13 – CTV Saskatoon News – A carbon monoxide detector may have saved the life of not only one Saskatoon resident, but the occupant’s pet guinea pigs as well. Firefighters responded … More Info
  • VA: Police Presence Tied to Fire Alarm
    12.13.13 – PotomacLocal.com – Prince William police also said a fire alarm was activated inside a Kaiser Permanente office in Woodbridge at Potomac Mills mall about the same time Thursday … More Info
  • WA: Smoke alarm wakens family
    12.13.13 – The Wenatchee World Online – He said the boy’s mother also awoke to the alarm and retrieved her infant and another child before meeting her son outside. They were all outside when … More Info
  • WY: Broken Pipe Sets Off Fire Alarm At Casper’s Eastridge Mall
    12.11.13 – K2 Radio – Some tense moments for shoppers at Casper’s Eastridge Mall Tuesday afternoon when fire alarms sounded in the facility. There was no fire, but those inside left … More Info

Crime News

  • AL: $2k of Crimson Tide merchandise stolen from Huntsville store
    12.11.13 – FOX 6 News Birmingham – A witness heard the store’s alarm sounding and saw a person coming out of a broken-out front door carrying items. More Info
  • AL: Airport Road store window broken, Alabama clothing taken
    12.11.13 – WAAY-TV Huntsville – Huntsville, Ala. (WAAY) – Police are looking for the person who broke into an Airport Road business early Tuesday morning and stole hundreds of dollars worth of clothing. More Info
  • CA: Friedman’s burglars make U-Haul getaway
    12.14.13 – Sonoma Valley Sun – Sonoma police are close to identifying the two suspects who broke into Friedman’s Home Improvement at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday and sped away in a U-Haul truck partially filled with stolen tools. The men are also linked to an attempt the next night, December 11, to break into the Café Mac computer store on Broadway Avenue. Early Tuesday the U-Haul was reported driving out of the lot and over a … More Info 
  • CA: Home-invasion robbery in Clovis has neighbors on edge
    12.15.13 – KFSN-TV Fresno – A home-invasion robbery in Clovis has neighbors on edge. More Info
  • CA: Police seek information about two attempted burglaries
    12.11.13 – Petaluma Argus Courier – There, they spoke with a principal at the business who said he headed over after learning the company’s alarm was triggered. Upon arrival, he found the front … More Info
  • CA: Robbery reported at Atwater pet store
    12.12.13 – Merced Sun-Star – Atwater police are looking for a man they say robbed a pet store Wednesday evening. More Info
  • CA: South Pasadena Residents On High Alert After 2 Recent Home Burglaries
    12.12.13 – South Pasadena police Wednesday encouraged residents to use home alarm systems in the wake of two recent home burglaries. More Info
  • CA: Suspects charged in CVS robbery
    12.14.13 – The Pasadena Citizen – Pasadena police arrested two suspects on Dec. 9 for their alleged connection with a robbery at a CVS pharmacy. More Info 
  • FL: Army-Navy store burglarized in Sanford
    12.9.13 – WFTV 9 Orlando – Sanford police are investigating a burglary at Al’s Army-Navy store. Investigators believe the thieves were after guns, but may have left empty-handed. Store manager Fred Meltzer said the suspects entered through the back of the store at about 4 a.m. Monday, using crow bars and bolt cutters to … More Info
  • FL: Break-ins reported at two Peach’s restaurants in Bradenton
    12.14.13 – Bradenton Herald – Someone used a landscaping paver to break the windows of two Peach’s restaurants in Bradenton and steal money, according to the Bradenton Police Department. More Info 
  • FL: Rooftop burglars hit Boca jewelry store
    12.14.13 – Sun-Sentinel – Two burglars got in and out of a Boca jewelry store through the roof early Friday and got away with pricey watches, police said.  More Info 
  • FL: They went to Jared and ended up at the Palm Beach County Jail, Boca police say
    12.11.13 – The Palm Beach Post – A trip to Jared jeweler s left two Miami men and one West Palm Beach man in the Palm Beach County Jail. More Info
  • GA: Neighbors say faulty Family Dollar alarm keeps them up at night
    12.10.13 – WSB-TV 2 Atlanta – Neighbors living next door to a new Family Dollar store say a faulty alarm system has been keeping them up for months. “When it first went off, I thought it was the fire truck. That’s how loud it was,” neighbor Robert Godfrey told Channel 2’s Amy Napier Viteri. Godfrey said he has been reaching out to management at the store on Old National Highway since it opened in November. Godfrey’s home at … More Info
  • IA: East-side bar suffers $10,000 loss from burglary
    12.12.13 – The Des Moines Register – A bar on Des Moines’ east-side was broken into Wednesday morning by a man who damaged machines and stole money, according to a Des Moines Police report. More Info
  • IL: Alleged Burglar Arrested by Rockford Police
    12.14.13 – WIFR Rockford – A Rockford man is arrested for burglary after he allegedly broke into a home, stole jewelry, and sold it, all while under police surveillance. More Info 
  • IL: Alleged Rockford Burglar Followed By Police The Whole Time
    12.14.13 – WTVO – WQRF Rockford – A man is under arrest after police watched the entire crime unfold in front of them. Gilbert McDonald, 45, was arrested on Dec. 6 and charged with residential burglary. Detectives were conducting surveillance on McDonald, who is a known burglar and the prime suspect in several northwest side residential burglaries.  McDonald was spotted outside of a home in the 900 block of Lawndale … More Info 
  • KS: Saline: Four suspects break into Jensen’s Community Pharmacy, grab prescription drugs
    12.9.13 – The Saline Reporter – Saline – A lockbox and some pills were reported stolen after four suspects broke into Jensen’s Community Pharmacy on Nov. 25. More Info
  • KY: Lexington police say burglar left trail of money
    12.9.13 – WKYT Lexington – Police in Lexington are investigating a pair of business break-ins. More Info
  • LA: Burglars cutting alarm wires to gain entry into Lakeview homes
    12.12.13 – WWL-TV, Channel 4 – New Orleans – A burglar managed to break into two homes in Lakeview earlier this week by cutting the home’s alarm systems. It happened between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday. No one was home at either residence at the time of the burglaries, but New Orleans Police … More Info
  • MA: Brothers charged in $12K burglary
    12.9.13 – WWLP Springfield – Two Westfield teens are facing the consequences of bad decisions they appear to have made in 2011 now that they have been arrested for stealing thousands of dollars from a neighbor. More Info
  • MA: City robbery suspect held on $100G bail
    Lowell Sun – Lowell — A homeless man, who prosecutors and police describe as a career criminal, was ordered held on $100,000 cash bail after he was allegedly caught inside a liquor store with a loaded handgun and $1,200 in stolen cash Monday, according to… More Info
  • MA: Police searching for suspect in Medfield, Walpole break-ins
    12.13.12 – Medfield Press – Police are looking for a man who broke into several homes in Rte. 27 neighbors in Walpole and Medfield last week. More Info
  • MA: Tracks in snow lead Oxford police to robbery suspects
  • 12.14.13 – Worcester Telegram & Gazette – OXFORD – Footprints in the snow, a time-tested investigative aid, helped Oxford police track down two men who allegedly broke the glass door of Southside Convenience Store and made off with a few cases of beer. More Info 
  • MD: Police probe string of ‘smash-and-grab’ break-ins in Prince George’s, Montgomery
    12.14.13 – Washington Post – Prince George’s, Montgomery and Annapolis incidents might be linked, police say. More Info
  • MI: SCIO TWP: Sheriff’s office investigates burglary at BLJ Wireless
    12.10.13 – The Dexter Leader – SCIO TWP – Sheriff officials are investigating a burglary that occurred early Tuesday morning at a wireless store. More Info
  • MO: ATM is stolen from Northland movie theater
    12.14.13 – The Kansas City Star – Officials from the Northglen 14 Theatre called Kansas City police about 9 a.m. Friday after discovering the theft. Video surveillance revealed the heist occurred about 5:30 a.m. More Info 
  • MO: Deputies investigate convenience store burglary
    12.15.13 – Columbia Daily Tribune – Boone County deputies are investigating a burglary that happened early Sunday morning at a convenience store east of Columbia. More Info
  • MT: Billings man arrested after driving into a Billings business
    12.10.13 – KTVQ Billings – BillingS – One man is in jail after breaking into a business and fleeing from police. According to Billings Police Sergeant Shane Winden, officers were dispatched to a business alarm at the Cold Smoke Tobacco store at 1010 Grand Ave. When officers arrived on scene, they located a man running out of the front of the store. More Info
  • NC: Police on lookout for ATM bandit
    12.11.13 – Rocky Mount Telegram – Rocky Mount police released several images pulled from surveillance video of a man suspected of burglarizing an ATM. More Info
  • NC: Police seek suspect who broke into convenience store
    12.11.13 – Rocky Mount Telegram – Authorities are investigating a Tuesday morning break-in at a local convenience store. More Info
  • NC: Police: Papa John’s robbed on Roosevelt Boulevard
    12.15.13 – WBTV Charlotte – A Papa John’s in Monroe was robbed early Sunday morning on Roosevelt Boulevard according to the Monroe Police Department. Police responded to the Papa John’s around 1:00 a.m. to a hold-up alarm, investigators. More Info
  • NH: Manchester man charged with fall burglary in Nashua
    12.14.13 – The Nashua Telegraph – A Manchester man was arrested this week and charged with breaking into a north end home in Nashua this fall. Kyle Sanborn, 18, of 558 Montgomery St., was arrested around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and charged with burglary after an investigation by Nashua detectives, police said. Police were called to a home in Nashua around 10:30 a.m. Sept. 22 for an alarm activation and determined the home had been … More Info 
  • NJ: Princeton: Police arrest suspect in store burglary
    12.10.13 – The Princeton Packet – A 22-year-old Ewing resident turned himself in after a Dec. 4 burglary of the Krauszer’s. More Info
  • NM: Thieves targeting hair salons for expensive equipment
  • 12.10.13 – KOB 4 Albuquerque – Bandits are targeting local hair salons, and they’re after something much more valuable than petty cash. More Info
  • NV: Break-in at Vistas rental office
    12.11.13 – The Laughlin Times – Laughlin — The rental office of The Vistas apartment complex, 3300 Needles Highway, was broken into Monday, Dec. 2, but it appears the intruder left empty handed. More Info
  • NY: Yorktown cops probing Darby Street burglary find no burglar
    12.12.13 – The Journal News – Police responding to a burglar alarm Thursday afternoon at a home found a window ajar but no intruder inside. More Info
  • OH: Man arrested for breaking and entering in Scioto County, OH
    12.11.13 – WOWK – According to the release, a local business owner received a call from his alarm company and when he went to investigate found a man standing on the back … More Info
  • OH: Pizza place the target of holdup attempt
    12.14.13 – WDTN-TV 2 Dayton – A Dayton pizza store was the target of an attempted robbery Friday night. More Info 
  • ON: Police looking for help after break-in
    12.13.13 – Barrie Examiner – A cash register was removed from a Barrie restaurant after its front window was smashed during a break-in early Friday morning. More Info
  • PA: Philadelphia man pleads guilty to Lower Merion burglary
    12.10.13 – Main Line Times – Courthouse — A Philadelphia man was sentenced to two to four years in Graterford prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to stealing over $230,000 in jewelry from a home in Bala Cynwyd in January of 2012. More Info
  • SC: Two in custody after authorities respond to burglar alarm call
    12.11.13 – Live 5 News Charleston – Two people are in custody, after authorities responded to a burglar alarm call at the Money Man Pawn on Remount Road in North Charleston, according to Charleston County Dispatch. Officials say authorities… More Info
  • TN: Check into Cash Burglary
    12.9.13 – WBBJ TV – Jackson, Tenn. – Jackson Police are investigating after the Check into Cash in North Jackson was burglarized this weekend. Officers said the manager discovered a window broken into the store Saturday morning. The burglars cut the alarm system out of the wall and the phone lines, according to JPD. More Info
  • TN: Theft suspect caught on camera at Catoosa Co. business
    12.14.13 – WRCB Chattanooga – A Catoosa County business owner says thieves got away with more than $10,000 worth of goods this week. More Info 
  • TN: Vandals target Salvation Army thrift store in Dalton, Ga.
    12.14.13 – Chattanooga Times Free Press – When vandals left graffiti and broken windows late Thursday night at a Salvation Army Thrift Store in Dalton, Ga., Art Fultz’s first thought was it might have been inspired by a national boycott that views the Christian charity as anti-gay. More Info
  • TX: Cashier, cook hide in freezer when armed robber pulls up to McDonald’s
    12.12.13 – KHOU 11 Houston – Harris County, Texas—A quick-thinking clerk shut the register on an armed man who drove up to a McDonald’s drive-through window early Thursday. The attempted robbery was reported in the 4900 block of N. Sam Houston Parkway at Bammel North Houston Rd around 3 a.m. Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said a man pulled up and pulled out a gun, demanding money from the cashier at the … More Info
  • TX: Corpus Christi police investigating two similar business burglaries
    12.9.13 – Corpus Christi Caller-Times – Corpus Christi police are investigating two burglaries of businesses within three miles of each other Sunday night. More Info
  • TX: Gladewater PD looking for armed robbery suspects
    12.10.13 – The Longview News-Journal – Gladewater police are looking for two men they said robbed a store clerk at gunpoint Saturday night, according to a statement released by Gladewater Police Chief Robert Vine. More Info
  • UT: Thief Caught on Video Breaking into Holladay Coin Shop
    12.15.13 – KUTV Salt Lake City – (KUTV) A Holladay shop owner who came out of retirement less than three months ago to share his love of coin collecting with the community woke up to an early morning break-in on Sunday. “It’s been a long day. I didn’t get much sleep last night,” said Michael Hansen, owner of Majestic Coins. … More Info
  • WA: One suspect caught in two-day $648K wine warehouse heist in Seattle
    12.5.13 – Security Info Watch – Suspects reportedly spray-painted security camera lenses, disabled motion sensors… More Info
  • WA: Vancouver man thinks burglary suspects targeted him
    12.12.13 – KATU Portland – Vancouver man sees home surveillance video of two possible burglary suspects released by police, and realizes one of the men in the video is the same man who knocked on his door with a bogus story. Police now think the two incidents are related. More Info
  • WI: Two Grafton teens arrested, suspected in burglaries
    12.10.13 – FOX 6 Milwaukee -Grafton (WITI) — Two boys from the Village of Grafton, ages 16 and 17, are suspected of committing burglary in… More Info

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