SSI logo

Home Intruder Impersonates ADT Tech

Police have charged a 48-year-old man here with attempted breaking and entering with intent to commit felony, while pretending to be an ADT employee.




SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Police have charged a 48-year-old man here with attempted breaking and entering with intent to commit felony, while pretending to be an ADT employee.

The victim caught the suspect, Kenneth Spence, trying to force open a door around 6 p.m., Feb. 3, MassLive.com reports. Spence was carrying a clipboard with “ADT” written on it, and told the victim that he needed to come in and check the system. When Spence could not produce valid identification, he fled the scene in a car.

Authorities arrested Spence an hour later and discovered a clipboard inside the vehicle with ADT markings, an ADT sign and an ADT ID from a company employee in San Antonio, Texas. A representative for ADT says Spence has never worked for the firm.

Article Topics
Intrusion · News · ADT · Dumb Criminals · Industry News · All Topics

Security Is Our Business, Too

For professionals who recommend, buy and install all types of electronic security equipment, a free subscription to Security Sales & Integration is like having a consultant on call. You’ll find an ideal balance of technology and business coverage, with installation tips and techniques for products and updates on how to add sales to your bottom line.
A free subscription to the #1 resource for the residential and commercial security industry will prove to be invaluable. Subscribe today!

ADT, Dumb Criminals, Industry News


Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


LATEST SECURITY RESOURCES


View all security resources & downloads

EDITOR'S CHOICE