9-18-17 NESA Monitor

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Public Safety Updates

  • AZ: Reminder: Alarm codes changed for Apache Junction commercial …
    9.12.17 – Apache Junction Independent – The Apache Junction City Council earlier this year passed and adopted an update to the city codes regarding security alarm systems (Volume 1, Chapter 16,… More Info
  • UT: False alarms leads to real bills for SLC homeowners
    9.13.17 – KUTV 2News – “Every time a firetruck, EMS or police officer has to go and respond to a false alarm, that’s one less firefighter, EMT or officer available in the event of a real … More Info

Industry News

  • Victims of Hurricane Harvey may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.
    The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Texas and businesses and individuals will receive tax relief. The declaration permits the IRS to postpone certain deadlines for taxpayers who reside or have a business in the disaster area. For questions members of TBFAA or HGCAA can contact Mitch Reitman at Reitman Consulting Group, Inc. WWW.Reitman.US. He can be reached at 817-698-9999. More Info
  • Hurricane Harvey disaster relief grants for Texas Mutual policyholders
    Texas Mutual is pledging $10 million in grant funds for policyholders whose businesses sustained significant damage from Hurricane Harvey. We are committed to offering our full support to these employers and contributing to the resilience of this great state. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact El Dorado Insurance at (713) 521-9251 or (800) 221-3386. You might also find this FAQ document to be helpful. More Info
  • Video storage confronts real-world challenges
    9.6.17 – SIW – Users require flexibility to manage myriad scenarios to capture, store, share and retrieve content… More Info
  • Smart Home Security for Latchkey Kids
    9.14.17 – EH – Reduce after-school worries by adding some home security devices: smart door locks, sensors, cameras. More Info
  • Exclusive: Johnson Controls Finally Sheds Light on Tyco Merger, Reveals What’s Next
    9.14.17 – SSI – SSI gives the industry its first in-depth look into the Johnson Controls-Tyco merger and what it means for both the supplier and installer channel sectors. More Info
  • Vivint Smart Home Products to Be Sold in Sprint Retail Stores
    9.12.17 – SSI -By partnering with Sprint, Vivint has further expanded the amount of brick-and-mortar stores its smart home solutions can be found. More Info
  • Why Z-Wave Is the Fastest, Most Secure Smart Home Tech for Security Integrators
    9.13.17 – SSI -Find out why Z-Wave products are well-suited for security integrators looking to expand their home automation and IoT offerings. More Info
  • Vivint owner puts company on the auction block
    9.16.17 – KSL.com – Vivint began life in 1999 as APX Alarm Systems, a company co-founded by former BYU student Todd Pedersen. In 2011, the company rebranded as Vivint and … More Info

State & National News

  • Texas state lawmakers on front lines of Hurricane Harvey response
    9.10.17 – San Antonio Express News – As state lawmakers deal with the devastation left by Harvey, a handful will be able to share a view from the frontlines of the response. Four House members were among hundreds of Texas State Guard members activated as part of the response to the hurricane, which left some 70 people dead and took out critical infrastructure and homes along a swath of the Gulf Coast. More Info
  • As a 9/11-inspired emergency network nears, some states may go rogue
    9.10.17 – Governing – The government is building a nationwide network that helps first responders communicate better during emergencies. To succeed, most states must opt in. More Info
  • Non-Emergency Calls Clogged 911 after Irma Hit FL
    9.12.17 – Firehouse.com – A woman living in Glen Eagle Country Club in East Naples called 911 because a fire alarm went off in her complex and a water sensor blared in her kitchen. More Info
  • Daycare missing important alarm that could have saved toddler’s life …
    9.13.17 – WJLA – “At Countywide Pool which sells accessories, the staff stresses the importance of alarms on gates and doors which open to pools. It’s very important every pool … More Info
  • Federal E-Verify law would mean major changes for U.S. employers
    9.14.17 – Stateline – Seven states in the South and two in the West already require private employers to use E-Verify, but enforcement has been inconsistent. More Info
  • Security Companies Roll Up Their Sleeves, Lend Aid After Hurricane Harvey
    9.7.17 – SDM – Hurricane Harvey is estimated to be the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history. The photos show the complete devastation, and the scope of the damage is hard to believe; it’s difficult to imagine any good coming out of an event such as this. However, it is exactly times like this that we see the overwhelming good some people are determined to do. More Info
  • Ask Amy: Can alarm companies charge cancellation fees for flood …
    9.14.17 – KPRC Houston – When he called to suspend his AT&T Digital Life Home alarm service, however, several customer service representatives told him he cannot. They told him if he … More Info
  • Federal judge denies alarm companies attempt to block …
    9.14.17 – Cook County Record – Chicago – A federal judge has, for now, denied a request from business alarm company Alarm Detection Systems Inc. (ADS) and several other security firms … More Info
  • Security systems can provide peace of mind
    9.16.17 – thepress.net – Nobody had a burglar alarm; perhaps just a barking dog or, in our case, two. They were protection enough, merely by the deafening sound of their barks when a … More Info

Business Tips

  • Tech Tips: Video Surveillance on the Go
    9.4.17 – SIW – Remote video surveillance and mobile monitoring are opening new revenue streams… More Info
  • Selling Security: Commercial Buildings
    9.4.17 – Locksmith Ledger – In the commercial sector, long-term relationships can pay off with referrals and profitable security upgrades … More Info
  • Succession Planning Identifies Future Leaders
    9.2.17 – SDM – I was recently reminded that I have a birthday coming up soon; the one day every year where you magically age 365 days overnight. …More Info

Fire News

  • AR: Fayetteville Man Linked To Arson
    9.15.17 – 5newsonline.com – Video surveillance from inside the building showed Shamma walking on the first floor minutes before the fire alarm was activated. Shamma was wearing latex … More Info
  • AZ: Fire sprinkler prevents damage in apartment
    9.15.17 – KYMA – YUMA, Ariz. – The City of Yuma Fire Department responded to an alarm at around 1:00 p.m. indicating a fire sprinkler in an apartment at the Palo Verde Villa … More Info
  • CA: Fire alarm delays board of trustees meeting
    9.15.17 – Renegade Rip – On Sept. 14 at 12:50 p.m. the Bakersfield College Weill Institute was evacuated due to a smoke alarm being activated in an elevator inside the building. More Info
  • CT: All Clear After Fire Alarm Goes Off At Brien McMahon High School
    9.16.17 – Norwalk Daily Voice – Norwalk, Conn. – The fire alarm went off at Brien McMahon High School on Friday afternoon due to a malfunction. The alarm went off after school, bringing … More Info
  • GA: Faulty Fire Alarm System Keeps Atlanta Community Schools Closed
    9.11.17 – 9&10 News – A faulty fire alarm system is keeping Atlanta students at home. The K-12 facility is being renovated, essential parts of the project are still not … More Info
  • IA: Carroll PD Investigating Burned-Out Car Found In One Of Four Fire …
    9.12.17 – 1380 KCIM – Fire Chief, Greg Schreck, says they had two false alarms, one at about 7:29 p.m. and a carbon monoxide false alarm in the… More Info
  • IL: Police Briefs
    9.16.17 – Newton Press Mentor – 3 at 6:10 a.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the Donald S. Spencer Student Recreation Center. No smoke or fire were … More Info
  • MA: Brainerd firefighters respond to calls
    9.12.17 – Brainerd Dispatch – At 2:10 a.m. Sunday fire crews were called for a carbon monoxide alarm. Upon investigation, it was determined to be a false … More Info
  • MA: Mattapoisett Police Log, Sept. 3-9
    9.16.17 – Wicked Local Rochester – Sep 15, 2017 – 10:51 a.m.: A fire alarm was reported. 10:58 a.m.: An animal control issue was reported. 11:24 a.m.: A complaint was … More Info
  • NH: Failure of Fire Alarms Caused Hyde Hall to Shut
    9.15.17 – PSU The Clock – The reason for the closing was an unexpected failure in the fire alarm system in Hyde. The building is currently on a five-year renovation cycle, and over the … More Info
  • NJ: Police: People dressed as ninjas started fires in building
    9.16.17 – FOX Carolina – Resident Melissa Ditonto says the alarm loudly alerted everyone to the fire and many people evacuated. Police say the building’s sprinkler system quickly … More Info
  • NY: Fire Report, Sept. 14
    9.15.17 – Springvillejournal – 3:21 p.m., Springville firefighters responded to a fire alarm. False alarm. – 6:38 pm.., Springville firefighters responded to a first aid call on … More Info
  • ON: False fire alarm charge
    9.13.17 – Brantford Expositor – A 28-year-old Brantford man has been charged with false alarm of fire following … told the intoxicated male had set off the building’s fire alarm on Monday night. More Info
  • ON: Smoke alarm alerts couple to fire in baby’s room
    9.11.17 – TheSpec.com – A working smoke alarm is being credited with alerting a couple with a baby to a fire in their apartment. Firefighters rushed to the scene after a report of a fire on … More Info
  • OR: Smoke Alarm Alerts Sleeping OR Woman to Fire
    9.12.17 – Firehouse.com – Blakely said the fire provided another example of how having working smoke alarms can save lives, especially at night when people are sleeping. More Info
  • PA: Emergency services — Sept. 15
    9.15.17 – Lock Haven Express – At 4:01 a.m., Lamar Township Fire Co. and Goodwill Ambulance Co. responded to a fire alarm clearing the call in 15 … More Info
  • PA: Emergency services – Sept. 16
    9.16.17 – Lock Haven Express – At 12:13 p.m., Nittany Valley / Lamar emergency services responded to a fire alarm. The call was cleared at 12:29 p.m… More Info
  • TX: Fire breaks out at Beaumont business
    9.13.17 – KFDM-TV News – The owner of the business says the front door alarm went off just before the fire. The depot is a family business that just finished recovering from flooding due to… More Info
  • VA: Loudoun County friends survived Hurricane Irma on St. John
    9.15.17 – W*USA 9 – During the storm, the building’s fire alarm went off and continued for the next three hours, said Ronda Powell, who co-owns Hillsboro’s Old 690 Brewery. More Info
  • WA: Sheriff’s Report, September 14, 2017
    9.14.17 – The Wahkiakum County Eagle – 1:23 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale business. The District 4 Fire Department responded and determined it was a false alarm. 1:32 p.m. An individual … More Info

Crime News

  • AL: Police Report for Sept. 16
    9.16.17 – Gadsden Times – Officers responded to an alarm call about 3 a.m. Friday. They found the back door of the business standing open. More Info
  • AR: 5 Texans jailed following Walgreens burglary, police pursuit
    9.14.17 – KATV – Maumelle officers were dispatched at about 4 a.m. to a burglary alarm call at Walgreens, where police found the front door was damaged and a silver Nissan … More Info
  • AR: Arkansas DHS reveals breach of client personal information
    9.16.17 – KATV – Around 4:00 a.m., officers arrived at the store, after the alarm went off. They saw the front door of the store was … More Info
  • AR: Texans arrested in theft at Arkansas Walgreens
    9.17.17 – Arkansas Online – Police responded at 4:02 a.m. Wednesday to a burglary alarm at the Walgreens according to a news release from the Maumelle Police … More info
  • AZ: House in Catalina targeted twice by burglars
    9.13.17 – Arizona Daily Star – The man was scared away by the vehicle’s alarm and no items were stolen, Gress said. The woman is described as white and in her 20s or 30s. She has long … More Info
  • CA: 3 Alleged Burglars In Custody: Torrance Police
    9.12.17 – Patch.com – A residential burglary alarm was reported at 7:45 p.m. Friday, said Torrance police Lt. Charlie Fisher. Neighbors… More Info
  • CA: Burglaries in Vons shopping center
    9.13.17 – Claremont Courier – On September 9 at about 2:35 a.m., the burglary alarm activated for Euro Café. Officers arrived and found the glass door shattered on … More Info
  • CA: Deputies: Man held at gunpoint while his home is robbed
    9.14.17 – KRCRTV.COM – Olson said he was home when around midnight he heard his driveway motion sensor alarm activate. Olson looked outside and saw two men walking up to his … More Info
  • CA: Pharmacy owner increases security but keep his business quaint …
    9.14.17 – KEYT – “Two sets of cameras and one is from Bay alarm and one is from our in house system. We were able to see the people who were in here,” Hoyt said but the … More Info
  • CA: San Jose: False fire alarm reveals exit problem at Mineta airport
    9.11.17 – The Mercury News – A fire alarm was pulled at Mineta San Jose International Airport on Sunday morning, causing travelers to briefly evacuate a terminal. More Info
  • CA: Two car dealers burglarized same day, police say cases could be …
    9.14.17 – KFSN-TV – Geron believes the only reason the suspects got away with these crimes, is because they knew how to tamper with the alarm system – and according to their … More Info
  • CO: Colorado Springs police arrest third in February liquor store murder
    9.14.17 – Colorado Springs Gazette – Officers were responding to a burglary alarm when they found Herr, 68, with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died. “If somebody … More Info
  • CT: Manchester man charged today in burglary at Meriden Dunkin’ Donuts
    9.13.17 – Meriden Record-Journal – About 2 a.m. on May 4, police responded to an alarm at the Dunkin’ Donuts and found a rear door was pried open and damaged. Nothing … More Info
  • CT: Monroe police investigate armed bank robbery
    9.16.17 – CT Post – Officers responded to the People’s Bank, around 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, for a hold-up alarm, police said. More Info
  • FL: Deputies arrested a few dozen on curfew violation charges
    9.13.17 – Orlando Sentinel – Once the alarm went off, they ran away. They were caught on a surveillance camera and later identified. In Marion County, deputies arrested four men on curfew … More Info
  • FL: Local business takes to social media after looters attempt to break in
    9.13.17 – WTXL ABC 27 – Luckily for the owners, a metal bar across the door stopped them from taking anything and an alarm scared them away. Unfortunately, the looters antics likely … More Info
  • FL: Police: Men caught looting Volusia businesses, homes during …
    9.13.17 – Daytona Beach News-Journal – In these burglaries suspects broke into here homes in Daytona Beach, smashed alarm panels and stole clothing, jewelry, electronics and a bearded dragon. More Info
  • IA: UPDATE: Thieves crash into Waterloo welding business
    9.12.17 – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier – Waterloo police were called to an alarm at C&C Welding and Sandblasting at about 4:55 a.m. Sunday. The suspects fled before officers… More Info
  • ID: Pocatello man sentenced to 30 years in prison for Wyoming bank …
    9.13.17 – Idaho State Journal – After forcing a teller to deactivate the alarm and open the vault, Sample placed the money in a garbage bag. He then made the teller lie on the floor, where he … More Info
  • IN: Police investigating break-ins at pair of Indy churches
    9.13.17 – Fox 59 – With the alarm going off, the suspects ran away empty-handed. In fact, Webber says the small church is no longer in operation and there’s nothing worth stealing … More Info
  • KS: Police investigate weekend robberies
    9.12.17 – Wichita Eagle – Wichita police are investigating an armed robbery and attempted armed robbery of two businesses Saturday morning. The first happened at about 6:45 a.m. at… More Info
  • KY: Homeowner says he held suspected burglar at gunpoint
    9.15.17 – WLKY Louisville – The homeowner said he heard his security alarm going off inside his home and got up to check it out. “It said, ‘Side door to the garage,’ so I walked out (onto) the … More Info
  • KY: POLICE: Suspect held at gunpoint by Louisville homeowner during …
    9.14.17 – WDRB – Investigators say the homeowner stated an alarm went off alerting him that his garage was being broken into. Police say the homeowner opened the garage and … More Info
  • MN: Blood trail leads to burglary suspect
    9.13.17 – Mankato Free Press – At about 3 a.m. Blue Earth County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a “glass break” alarm at a rural residence and upon arrival found shattered glass on a patio … More Info
  • MN: Public Record
    9.15.17 – Artesia Daily Press – 1:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched in reference to an open door. 1:35 a.m. – Officer dispatched… More Info
  • MO: Florissant police investigating damage at several businesses …
    9.17.17 – KMOV.com – When police responded to a security alarm going off in the area, they found several broken windows and one subject walking in the area. The suspect was … More info
  • MO: Police investigating after man posing as worker caught on camera
    9.12.17 – KSDK – “You come one time then you come again with tape in your hand and then you put it over our alarm system that you obviously have knowledge of.” As of now… More Info
  • NC: Suspect breaks into High Point convenience store through the roof …
    9.17.17 – myfox8.com – Police said somebody entered Red Dot Grocery through the roof. The first alarm call came in at 3:19 a.m. and the second at 6:35 a.m… More info
  • NE: Robbery at Paycheck Advance in northwest Lincoln
    9.14.17 – 1011now – (KOLN) – Police were called to the Paycheck Advance shortly when the alarm went off shortly after 5:30 p.m.. According to the Lincoln Police Department, a male … More Info
  • NH: Plaistow police searching for two suspects in armed robbery
    9.17.17 – Eagle-Tribune – The clerk called for police and pulled the fire alarm, according to the report. “She suffered non-life threatening injuries and refused medical treatment at the … More info
  • NM: BCSO: Two vehicle pursuit, active scene, in SW Albuquerque
    9.15.17 – Albuquerque Journal – Deputy Felicia Maggard said the incident started as an alarm call around 9 p.m. at a closed business. “Two vehicles fled the scene,” she said. More Info
  • NM: Deputies stop two vehicles after they flee scene
    9.15.17 – KOAT Albuquerque – Bernalillo County Sheriff’s responded to an alarm call at a business Thursday evening. The business was closed at the time of the call. More Info
  • NM: Eight more arrested in drug case
    9.16.17 – Silver City Daily Press and Independent – … impound yard where it was secured, the bay door shut and locked, and the alarm system activated, a Silver City police report states. More Info
  • NY: Albany man sentenced to six years in burglary case
    9.13.17 – Albany Times Union – Albany – A Bethlehem man who tossed a brick through the window of a Bethlehem home and ran off when the security alarm sounded was sentenced to six … More Info
  • NY: Mid-Hudson arrests report: Sept. 12, 2017
    9.12.17 – The Daily Freeman – At about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, police received reports of a commercial burglar alarm activation at the Dollar General. Police arrived to find the… More Info
  • NY: Rozell gets six years for attempted burglary
    9.15.17 – The Altamont Enterprise – … to break into a house by throwing a brick through a window; he ran away when the home’s security alarm sounded. More Info
  • NY: String of recent burglaries unnerve town of Glen
    9.14.17 – WNYT – “They actually never even got into the house because I have a security system I think the alarm scared them away,” Mormile said. “Before they actually made … More Info
  • NY: These cops were not the real deal
    9.13.17 – Brooklyn Daily – The victim told police that before he left his home at about 9:45 pm, his alarm system alerted him that the rear window in his basement was open. More Info
  • NY: Video Shows Break-In At Haverstraw Electronics Store
    9.16.17 – CBS New York – The store has an alarm system, but it never went off because the thieves never opened the door. The place now has a new system with motion detectors. More Info
  • OH: I-70 W shut down at I-675 in Clark County
    9.16.17 – WHIO – Officers responded to an alarm at 1:07 p.m. from the bank, about four blocks west from the city’s police department. More Info
  • OH: Pawn shop on Lincoln Avenue burglarized
    9.16.17 – Lancaster Eagle Gazette – Lancaster – Police investigated a burglary Thursday around 10 p.m. at Chris’s Pawn Shop. Police said someone forced their way into the … More Info
  • OH: Police activity at Cleveland Taco Bell where alleged robber was …
    9.13.17 – Cleveland 19 News – Cleveland police responded to the Taco Bell early Wednesday for a hold-up alarm. The Taco Bell is the same location where several … More Info
  • OH: Suspect in coffee shop break in arrested
    9.13.17 – Youngstown Vindicator – Police were called there after an alarm sounded. On Monday, Langenheim posted the video to the company’s Facebook page and he said he was impressed … More Info
  • OH: Technology targeted in series of school break-ins
    9.14.17 – ABC6OnYourSide.com – Brown received an alert the school’s alarm was triggered. Police arrived to catch Jordon, the last suspect out of the building. Officers recovered the 13 … More Info
  • OK: Flat-screen television stolen during break in at Boys and Girls Club
    9.11.17 – WDTN – Police officers responded to a burglary alarm after midnight Sunday. When they arrived they found an air conditioning unit had been pushed inside and the … More Info
  • ON: Bandit wounded by cops after brazen bank robbery, court hears.
    9.12.17 – Toronto Sun – King, Tullo and Rajkovic entered the bank shortly after 7:30 a.m. and the two bank employees disarmed the alarm and opened the vault as the gunman ordered,… More Info
  • ON: Smoke alarm alerts couple to fire in baby’s room
    9.11.17 – TheSpec.com – A working smoke alarm is being credited with alerting a couple with a baby to a fire in their apartment. Firefighters rushed to the scene after a report of a fire on… More Info
  • ON: Two suspects wanted in phone theft
    9.13.17 – BarrieToday – The second suspect grabbed a black Samsung Galaxy A5 display, setting off the alarm and fled on foot from the store. He was last seen leaving the parking lot in … More Info
  • OR: Burglars steal cars, valuables from 3 NE Portland homes: ‘I noticed …
    9.13.17 – KATU – “It was around 10 minutes before 5:30 a.m. when my alarm rings that I noticed someone in my bedroom,” Meade said, initially thinking the figure was her … More Info
  • OR: Portland officers recover two ‘high end’ bikes stolen from bicycle shop
    9.13.17 – KATU – Officers responded to an alarm call about 4 a.m. at Outer Rim Bicycles. They arrived to find one of the shop’s glass front door … More Info
  • OR: Two teens accused of vandalism at Sheldon Branch Library; library …
    9.12.17 – The Register-Guard – Around midnight Monday, Eugene police officers were dispatched to a report of a burglar alarm sounding in the library in the Sheldon Plaza strip mall. Soon after… More Info
  • PA: Burglary at Swiss Farms and DUI-caused traffic crash in this week’s …
    9.12.17 – Delco News Network – Officers responded to the Swiss Farms. for a burglar alarm on Sept. 10 at 4:55 a.m., and found the business sliding door smashed. An amount of… More Info
  • PA: DA: Pittsburgh police hampering officer shooting probe
    9.16.17 – LancasterOnline – Pittsburgh (AP) – City police have hindered an independent review of the fatal shooting of a homeowner by officers responding to a home burglar alarm, the … More Info
  • PA: Washington Co. & Mon Valley Police Beat : Police Beat Sept. 14
    9.14.17 – Observer-Reporter – Officers responded to an alarm and discovered the northeast side of the building had been entered. Police said the burglar pulled siding and particle board off … More Info
  • SC: Man accused of deadly Conway bank robbery back in SC, court …
    9.13.17 – wpde.com – Conway police were first alerted to the incident through a bank alarm around 1:16 p.m. on Monday. When officers got on scene, they found the two employees … More Info
  • TX: Corpus Christi cops nab suspect in Dollar General shampoo heist
    9.16.17 – Corpus Christi Caller-Times – Corpus Christi police officers were alerted after a burglary alarm went off, according to a news release. Officers saw a shattered glass door and a large rock … More Info
  • TX: Information being sought in elementary school break-in
    9.16.17 – KAUZ-TV – When officers arrived on scene the reporting party said an alarm had been activated. Police found forced entry into the building and a computer had been stolen. More Info
  • TX: Police say an employee was caught stealing from company
    9.16.17 – KBTX – After turning off the alarm she set off, Paine then proceeded to steal three lottery tickets and cash from the register, then reactivated the alarm, and left. Locking .. More Info
  • TX: Store clerk upset: DA’s office not prosecuting robbery suspect
    9.16.17 – Temple Daily Telegram – A man came in the store at that moment and the robber was briefly distracted, so Hickman said she pushed the emergency alarm to summon police to the store. More Info
  • TX: Wood County Sheriff’s Report August 30-September 5, 2017
    9.11.17 – KSST – Deputies were dispatched at approximately 9:41 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies searched the building and it was secure. More Info
  • VA: Developing: Police respond to incident at Pulaski Pawn N Coin
    9.17.17 – WDBJ7 – They say they received an alarm call just after 6 a.m. at the pawn shop, where guns are sold. Police responded quickly, and when they arrived, they say they still … More info
  • VA: Loudoun County friends survived Hurricane Irma on St. John
    9.15.17 – W*USA 9 – During the storm, the building’s fire alarm went off and continued for the next three hours, said Ronda Powell, who co-owns Hillsboro’s Old 690 Brewery. More Info
  • VA: Richmond police say burglary suspects broke into shed, set off …
    9.13.17 – WWBT NBC12 News – However, police were told the incident happened between 12:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. When employees arrived at 6 a.m., the store’s security alarm was beeping. Also … More Info
  • WA: Spokane Valley homeowner burglarized, ends up getting arrested …
    9.12.17 – KREM.com – Deputies were notified by Bruce Marquardt’s alarm company that someone had broken into his home. His home surveillance video showed a man stealing …More Info
  • WY: Pocatello man sentenced to 30 years for bank robbery
    9.15.17 – Gillette News Record – He then made her deactivate the alarm and open the vault. He emptied the vault and placed the money inside a garbage bag. Sheriff then made the teller lie on … More Info

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