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Burglar must pony up for victims' new security system

August 29, 2013SSN Staff

AUGUSTA, Maine—After their house was robbed, a Maine couple lost their feeling of security. They had an alarm system installed to help them feel safe. A judge has ordered the burglar to pay for his victims' security system. Brandon M. Rimes, of Fairfield, Maine, pled guilty Aug. 6 to robbing the home of Charlotte and Del Lovejoy, his neighbors, who he and Jason Horne burglarized Dec. 6, according to the Portland Press Herald. “I'm still upset. I'm still scared to death,” Charlotte...

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Church intruders bungle burglary

April 8, 2013SSN Staff

DETROIT—Intruders broke into the New Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church, and things seemed to be going according to plan until one of them answered a ringing phone. Unfortunately for them, the call was from the alarm company, according to an article from mlive.com, a Michigan digital news outlet. The alarm company called to ask why the alarm was triggered at 2:30 a.m. When the intruder provided an unsatisfactory answer and did not know the alarm code, the alarm company told him that the...

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Security system helps nab burglary suspect

March 7, 2013SSN Staff

HOMEWOOD, Pa.—Authorities here said a home security system helped police catch a burglary suspect early Wednesday morning, according to an article from WXPI, a news station based in Pittsburgh. Officers were dispatched to a house just after 3 a.m. March 6 when the home's alarm system went off, according to the police report. The keypad informed the victim that the alarm's activation point was his garage. When he went to the garage, baseball bat and machete in hand, he saw the suspect with tools...

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