In the news from the Butler Eagle, located in Butler County Pennsylvania, two would-be thieves were foiled in their burglary of a local convenience store. When the would-be thieves tripped a burglar alarm breaking in to steal a safe that contained $6,000.
“A burglar alarm just before 6:30 a.m. alerted officers, who spotted the suspected crooks driving away in the getaway car,” the story reads. “At a dead end, they got out and ran, police said, but both were nabbed.” According to the story, police also apprehended a dog that was with the two male perps and fled from the vehicle.
Luckily for this local business owner, he had a monitored burglar alarm that alerted authorities to the infraction in progress. We’ve written about the importance of monitored burglar alarm systems before, and this story adds more proof.
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The two burglars were taken downtown, processed, and held on bail, according to the story.
“The defendants … are in the Butler County Prison on $25,000 bond each,” the story reads. “Both are facing a list of charges, including several felonies.”
A life of crime does not pay!
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Norris, Inc.—a Saco, Maine-based life-safety and security systems integrator with satellite offices in Bangor, Maine; Lee, New Hampshire; and Burlington, Vermont—was founded nearly 40 years ago by two brothers, Brad and Harty Norris.
On February 28, 2020 Norris Inc was acquired by Minuteman Security Technologies Inc. Minuteman Security Technologies Inc. (Minuteman), headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts and founded in 1998, is a leading provider of enterprise security technology solutions. Minuteman security systems are used by a wide range of organizations throughout the United States. Customers include law enforcement, energy companies, mass transit, large retail chains, academic institutions, public safety agencies, and community hospitals with regional offices from Maine to Illinois.