Introduction to Home Automation

In 1999, Disney released a comedy/science fiction movie about a family who wins a computerized home of the future, making the term “smart home” a household name. It was then that many people realized technology can simplify our lives in more ways than we could ever imagine. Fast-forward to 2017, the term “home automation” is… Read more »

Is your home vacation ready?

Everyone is eager to begin to vacation, but also wants to leave with the peace of mind knowing someone is keeping an eye on things while they’re away. You can do just that when your home is monitored by Sting Alarm powered by alarm.com technology. Pack your bags and go. The alarm.com app may be… Read more »

Las Vegas New Year’s Eve Safety Recap

Although it was unusually cold in Las Vegas this New Year’s Eve, the city remained relatively quiet throughout the night’s festivities. The Las Vegas police department announced that they arrested a total of 10 people on the Strip and Downtown (8 arrests on the Strip, including one felony charge).  This was a lower number compared… Read more »

Trio of violent men indicted in home invasions & sexual assaults

A trio of men who terrorized the southwest Las Vegas valley for weeks were indicted on Wednesday, November 16.  Prosecutors said that Quincy Williams, 23, Brandon Black, 28, and Wilbert Knight, 42, were indicted in connection with the home invasions.  All 3 men have a history of violence. The men face dozens of charges, including robbery,… Read more »

Hot Spot Alert! Las Vegas home and business break-ins by zip code

Las Vegas Metro Police were called to investigate around 1,230 burglary reports in November (not including automobile break-ins), which averages out to about 41 reports a day. Metro Police Officer Laura Meltzer stated that “a burglary is defined as entering a structure with the intent to commit a crime.  It shouldn’t be confused with a… Read more »

Christmas decorations are a hot commodity for thieves this season

Christmas thieves have struck again! More Christmas decorations have been stolen and the thieves were caught in the act by home security cameras.  The incident occurred in the Silverado Ranch area and based on home video surveillance, the burglars appear to have been two women.  The Christmas crooks stole about $600 worth of decorations, including… Read more »

‘Tis the season…to steal Christmas lights?

Thanks to surveillance footage, thieves were recently caught stealing Christmas laser lights from a home in Southern Highlands.  The Christmas laser lights have been extremely popular this season and even sold out in stores nationwide. The homeowner stated that 2 thieves were caught on surveillance including a female who took the lights. Source  

Thieves break into as many as 7 Las Vegas restaurants

No arrests have yet been made in regards to 7 restaurant burglaries that took place early Monday morning.  As many as 7 restaurants were broken into and 2 suspects seem to have been involved.  Food and drinks were stolen from the restaurants, although no cash was taken. Officers say burglaries were reported between 1 and 5… Read more »

Clark County prosecutors are taking door-kick burglaries very seriously

Clark County prosecutors called door-kick break-ins one of the most serious crimes in the valley and are pushing for harsh penalties for burglars. Chief Deputy District Attorney James Sweetin stated that “A residential burglary is always significant to our office because of the risks that are out there.”  An example of such is a recent home… Read more »