Sonitrol Pacific Named 2021 Dealer of the Year

Sonitrol Pacific Named 2021 Dealer of the Year

2022 SNDA Conference Awards Top Dealer for 2021. - March 23, 2022

Sonitrol Pacific Names Matt Payne New Boise Branch Manager

Sonitrol Pacific Names Matt Payne New Boise Branch Manager

Sonitrol Pacific, the Pacific Northwest leader in verified security, has named Matt Payne the new branch manager of the Boise Sonitrol location. In making the announcement Lisa Buckner, Executive Vice President of Sonitrol Pacific stated, “We are excited for Matt and the enthusiasm he brings... - November 30, 2020

Sonitrol Pacific Spies a Burglar

Deputies arrested a suspected burglar at an electrical apparatus manufacturing company in Hillsboro after Sonitrol Pacific’s video alarm monitoring system caught him on camera and the operator called police June 1. Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver saw a man climb a fence to get inside a... - June 06, 2012

3-Minute Police Response to Sonitrol Pacific Alarm

Police arrested a suspected burglar after they arrived at an Everett business within three minutes of receiving Sonitrol Pacific’s call of a verified alarm May 27. Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver received an impact-activated audio security sensor alert from a machinery manufacturing... - June 02, 2012

Sonitrol Pacific's Sound Based Security System Detects Two, Officers Arrest

Deputies arrested two people suspected of attempting to burglarize a Tacoma area business May 17 after Sonitrol Pacific’s sound based security system detected them and the monitoring operator dispatched officials. Sonitrol Pacific Monitoring Operator Cami Halstead received impact-activated... - May 25, 2012

Two-Minute Response to Sonitrol Pacific Verified Alarm

Police arrested one suspect, detained a second and put a third on the run after responding within two minutes to a Sonitrol Pacific verified burglar alarm at a Portland auto repair shop May 10. Monitoring Operator Joe Orsborn received the initial system activation from Ultimate Auto Center around... - May 12, 2012

Three School Crime Spree Ended by Sonitrol Pacific Detections, Dispatches

The expertise and persistence of a Sonitrol Pacific operator monitoring audio security sensor technology allowed police to arrest four people suspected of a three school burglary spree before the suspects could break into a fourth school April 28. Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver received an... - May 02, 2012

Burrowing Burglar Bested by Sonitrol Pacific Security

A suspected burglar tried to beat the Sonitrol Pacific security system protecting a rare coin shop by breaking into a neighboring business and punching a hole in the drywall separating the two. He was unaware audio sensors detected him at the first sound he made and deputies were dispatched to pick... - April 28, 2012

Sonitrol Pacific "Gets the Job Done"

Deputies took four suspected school burglars into custody after Sonitrol Pacific detected the break-in April 6. “That’s why we use you, it just gets the job done,” a representative from the school district told Shawn Benefiel, Public Agency Specialist for Sonitrol... - April 13, 2012

Sonitrol Pacific Employees Earn National Recognition

Five people from Sonitrol Pacific earned recognition in the Sonitrol National Dealers’ Association (SNDA) annual National Achievement Competition. The SNDA announced today that Sonitrol Pacific employees Technician John Provost, Technician Dean Packard, Operator Cami Halstead, Administrative... - March 01, 2012

Sonitrol Pacific's Fast Response Means No Time for Damage

A Sonitrol Pacific monitoring operator took action when she received security audio of a door opening and closing, allowing police to catch three suspected school trespassers February 26. Operator Bricia Mejia received the initial impact-activated audio sensor alert from the gym area of the school... - February 29, 2012

Church Intruder Detected by Sonitrol Pacific, Caught by Police

Sharp bangs and sounds of movement inside a church basement alerted a Sonitrol Pacific operator to a break-in in progress, leading to police catching the suspect February 16. Monitoring Operator Michael Young received an impact-activated alert from the First Presbyterian Church just before 11 p.m. - February 19, 2012

Suspect Caught with Stolen Equipment After Sonitrol Pacific Detection

Deputies arrested a suspected burglar as he attempted to make his getaway carrying computer equipment from a business secured by Sonitrol Pacific after the security system detected the break-in December 29. “The monitoring system works,” owner Tom Beck said. “The beeping must... - December 31, 2011

Christmas Eve Eve Clatter Detected by Sonitrol Pacific, Suspect Arrested

Police arrested the suspected burglar of a Tacoma area medical marijuana clinic after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security sensors detected the break-in December 23. Monitoring Operator Michael Young received an impact-activated audio security alert from Sacred Plant Medicine just before 4 a.m. - December 29, 2011

School Snack-Snatcher Detected by Sonitrol Pacific

Police arrested a suspected school burglar as he attempted to flee the scene after the break-in was detected by Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system December 21. Sonitrol Pacific Operator Ashley Sutton received an impact-activated audio security alert from the school just before 10 p.m. - December 24, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Monitored Security Cameras Help Police Catch Crooks

Police arrested two suspected burglars at a Portland auto body shop after a Sonitrol Pacific surveillance system caught the suspects breaking into cars and the monitoring operator called police on December 10. Sonitrol Pacific Operator Sarah Bailey saw two men and a woman wander into Portland Auto... - December 15, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Detects Burglar, School Gives Thanks

The Thanksgiving Day burglary of portable classroom at a Puget Sound area school was interrupted by police and the suspect arrested after Sonitrol Pacific detected the threat. Operator Denise Smith was monitoring the school’s security system and received an impact-activated audio alert a... - December 02, 2011

Armored Glass Doesn’t Stop Burglar, Sonitrol Pacific Audio Security Does

The dull sound of armored glass breaking was detected by Sonitrol Pacific, allowing police to be dispatched on a break-in in progress and catch a suspect trying to pry open security bars at a Seattle pawn shop November 19. Sonitrol Pacific Operator Jessica Culver heard “a thunk and muffled... - December 02, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific System Detects, Burglar Caught, "You Guys Saved Us Big Time"

Police responded in less than three minutes to a Sonitrol Pacific verified alarm at a Portland area school and caught a suspected burglar filling a cart with about $40,000 worth of electronics August 16. Monitoring Operator Joe Orsborn received the security system activation just after 2 a.m. - August 18, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Donates $3,600 to Crime Stoppers

Every quarter, Sonitrol Pacific donates $100 to Crime Stoppers for each apprehension incident resulting from a detection by one of their security systems. When they tallied up their second quarter apprehensions, they were thrilled to see 83 people were caught in 36 incidents. This leads to $3,600... - August 04, 2011

Suspects Get Stuck, Sonitrol Pacific Detects, Police Arrest

Police and firefighters rescued suspected burglars after they tried to break into a school through the ventilation system July 10. Sonitrol Pacific detected the break-in and alerted police. Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver received an impact-activated alert from the school’s Sonitrol... - July 13, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Security Audio of Bang, Crash = Arrest

A Sonitrol Pacific audio-based security system detected a “bang and crash” at a Tacoma area medical facility and responding police arrested one suspect June 25. Monitoring operator Jessica Culver received the impact-activated alarm from Quantum Medical just before 4 a.m. and heard... - July 10, 2011

Repeat Offender Caught by Sonitrol Pacific Audio Security

Sonitrol Pacific detected a break-in at a Puget Sound area recycling center and sent officers to catch the suspected burglar as he tried to escape July 6. Operator Joe Orsborn received an impact-activated audio alert from the break room of SP Recycling Corp. just after 2 a.m. He heard scraping... - July 09, 2011

One Suspect Apprehended with Assistance from Sonitrol Pacific

During the early morning hours of April 15 2011, Sonitrol Pacific Operator, Michael Young was keenly monitoring when he received multiple audio activations from the south east multipurpose area of a public middle school. Mike dispatched the Fife Police Department immediately when he heard what... - April 30, 2011

Suspect Arrested and a Drunk Driver Removed from the Streets by PD When Alerted by Sonitrol Pacific Operator Joe Orsborn

On April 10, 2011 at approx 5:30am, Sonirtol Pacific operator Joe Orsborn dispatched Gresham Police on an A/C power down signal followed by audio of crashing and banging noises at Cascade Horticulture. Joe was able to reach key contact Mr. Dean New to advise him of the activity. Upon further follow... - April 28, 2011

Armed Robbery Suspect Apprehended by Police When Alerted by Sonitrol Pacific Operator Lora Orsborn

Monday March 28, 2011, at approximately 12:30 p.m., operator Lora Orsborn dispatched Portland Police when an alarm was received from the Front Counter Hold Up button at Southeast Coin & Jewelry. Lora was able to use Sonitrol Pacific's audio verification to alert police an actual crime was... - April 06, 2011

Rooftop Intruders Stopped by Sonitrol Pacific

On Sunday the 27th of March, operator Kris Etheridge was monitoring in the Sonitrol Pacific Verification Center when she received audio activations from a public middle school. Upon listening in, she heard metallic thuds and faint voices, so she immediately dispatched the Snohomish County... - April 06, 2011

Window Smashing Suspect Suspended by Sonitrol Pacific Operator Jessica Culver

At approximately 2:57am on March 31st, operator Jessica Culver received what she described as clear audio of a window being smashed at Accents Salon in Bellingham. Jessica immediately responded by dispatching Bellingham Police. Although she heard no further threatening noises Jessica stayed updated... - April 06, 2011

No April Fools Joke, Suspect Was Arrested by Sonitrol Pacific

Early in the morning on April 1st, operator Kris Etheridge was on duty in Sonitrol Pacific’s Verification Center, when she received audio activations from Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, of what sounded like banging and movement. Her speed in dispatching the Everett Police Department to... - April 06, 2011

Ball Playing Trespassers Caught by Sonitrol Pacific

Four teens playing basketball inside a Portland area middle school were caught after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system detected them March 12. Operator Robin Goings received an impact-activated audio alarm from the school late Saturday afternoon. He heard security audio of what... - April 05, 2011

Audio Verification in Action at Sonitrol Pacific

Police arrested one individual suspected of sawing a hole through a service door in order to avoid activating the alarm system at Volvo of Tacoma on March 2. When operator Joe Orsborn heard what sounded like lots of banging and rustling coming from the service area of Volvo of Tacoma, he... - March 21, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Employees Earn National Recognition

Five people from Sonitrol Pacific’s Everett office earned recognition in the Sonitrol National Dealers’ Association (SNDA) annual National Achievement Competition. The SNDA announced yesterday that Sonitrol Pacific Everett employees John Provost, Tara Fulmer, Sarah Bailey, Salena Wolfe... - March 06, 2011

Home Intruder Caught by Sonitrol Pacific Audio Security, Arrested by Deputies

Police arrested a man suspected of breaking into a remote Clackamas County home after Sonitrol Pacific’s home security system detected threatening noises inside the house February 5. Operator Michael Young received the activation of the security audio sensors in the home’s laundry room... - February 10, 2011

Trespasser, His Inflatable ‘Friend’ Detected by Sonitrol Pacific, Caught

Police took into custody a suspected trespasser and his inflatable friend after Sonitrol Pacific detected his activity inside a Tacoma area park facility January 28. Early in the evening, Operator Robin Goings received an activation alert from the Sonitrol Pacific security system inside a locked... - February 06, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Detection Leads to 2 in Custody, 2 on the Run

An attempted burglary at a medical marijuana facility ended in arrest for two and a "dude, where’s my car moment" for two others thanks to a detection by Sonitrol Pacific’s security system January 23. Operator Joe Orsborn heard threatening noises from The Hemp & Cannabis... - January 26, 2011

Etheridge Wins Sonitrol Pacific's Peggy Carman Award

Kristine Etheridge dispatched police to catch 38 suspects in 2010, earning Sonitrol Pacific’s “Peggy Carman” award during a company-wide ceremony January 17. The “Peggy Carman” award was created in 2008 to honor Sonitrol Pacific’s long-time employee, culture... - January 19, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Detects, Suspect Hides, Police Seek & Take Into Custody

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... - January 14, 2011

Sonitrol Pacific Detects, Police Arrest Two

Police caught two people with a garbage bag full of women’s clothing from a Puget Sound area store after Sonitrol Pacific detected the break-in January 7. Operator Kris Etheridge received an impact-activated audio sensor alert from Work ‘n More. She heard glass breaking, followed by... - January 09, 2011

Suspected Burglar, Car Thief Caught by Sonitrol Pacific Detection

Police arrested a man suspected of attempting to burglarize a Portland store and possessing a stolen car after Sonitrol Pacific detected the break-in December 26. Operator Joe Orsborn received an impact-activated audio security alert from The Mac Pac on Whitaker Way just before 6:00 a.m. He heard... - December 31, 2010

Alert Sonitrol Pacific Operators, Fast Police Response Lead to Arrest of Three

A night of Sonitrol Pacific operators detecting criminal activity at a Puget Sound area high school ended in the arrest of three suspected burglars December 28. On December 27 at about 9:30 p.m., Operator Kathleen Armstrong received impact-activated audio security alerts from the school and heard... - December 30, 2010

Vandal Detected by Sonitrol Pacific Audio Security

Security audio of voices, bangs and glass breaking detected by Sonitrol Pacific allowed deputies to catch one suspected vandal at a Pierce County recreation center December 11. Operator Michael Young received an impact-activated audio alert from the Pierce County Sprinkler Recreation Center in... - December 16, 2010

Guns Recovered, 1 Arrested After Sonitrol Pacific Detects Break-in

Police recovered three guns and more than $3,000 in merchandise when they arrested a suspected burglar of a Portland store after Sonitrol Pacific detected the break-in December 12. Operator Michael Young received an impact-activated audio alert from the Sonitrol Pacific security system at Bi-Mart... - December 16, 2010

Candy Caper Quashed by Sonitrol Pacific Security Audio

Two kids suspected of breaking into a Puget Sound area school to take candy were caught by police after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security detected the threat November 13. Operator Minta Christopherson received an impact-activated audio alert from a portable classroom at the school just after... - November 18, 2010

Sonitrol Pacific Operator Detects Two, Police Arrest

Police arrested two people suspected of breaking into a school after Sonitrol Pacific detected threatening activity November 7. Operator Jessica Culver received several security sensor activations from the Puget Sound area school just after 3:00 a.m. Listening to live audio inside the school,... - November 14, 2010

New Sonitrol Pacific Security System Catches Three

Officers arrested three teens suspected of trying to break into a grocery store after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system, installed only a month earlier, detected them November 6. Operator Kathleen Armstrong received impact-activated audio alerts from Jay’s Market in Lake... - November 12, 2010

Sonitrol Pacific 'Hears' Creaking Door, Police Arrest One

Security audio of a creaking door heard by a Sonitrol Pacific operator led to the arrest of one man suspected of burglarizing a Portland area auto body shop October 27. Operator Jessica Culver received an alert from the security system at Kadel’s Auto Body in Gresham just after 5:00 a.m. - October 29, 2010

Sonitrol Pacific Security Turns Smash-N-Grab Into Smash-N-Arrest

Police arrested two teens suspected of smashing a store’s glass door to grab inventory inside after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security sensors detected the break-in October 19. Sonitrol Pacific Operator Jessica Culver received an impact-activated audio sensor alert from the main show... - October 27, 2010

Sonitrol Pacific Security Audio of Movement, Voices Leads to Burglar in Custody

Police arrested a man suspected of breaking into a Puget Sound medical office after officers received a call from Sonitrol Pacific for an audio verified alarm October 16. Operator Jessica Culver received the activation of the audio based security system at MultiCare in Auburn just after 4:00 a.m. - October 22, 2010

Burglars Use Grappling Hook to Scale School, Break-in Through Roof

Police arrested three people suspected of using a grappling hook to climb a grade school and break-in through a roof hatch after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system detected voices October 2. At 1:21 a.m., Operator Kathleen Armstrong received an impact-activated audio sensor alert from... - October 06, 2010

Two Arrested, $9K in Equipment Recovered Due to Sonitrol Pacific Detection

For the second time in two weeks, Sonitrol Pacific alerted police to a burglary in progress at Acrowood Corp Warehouse and suspects were arrested. Early morning on September 21, Operator Kris Etheridge received an activation from the Sonitrol Pacific security system at the warehouse and called... - September 25, 2010

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