Orlando Student Prevents Second Home Break-In

ORLANDO, Fla., June 3 -- After a recent break-in to a local student's apartment, burglary suspect Wisberty Cruz was apprehended by the Orlando Police despite attempts to evade arrest, which included burrowing through an apartment wall and changing clothes to impersonate a resident of the building. Police were alerted to the break-in and were able to detain the suspect because the apartment's resident had installed a SimpliSafe Home Security System just weeks before in his rental apartment.

Renters are 80% more likely to be the victims of home invasion than homeowners, yet half as likely to have a home security system. This statistic recently became a reality for a local Orlando student, who was the victim of a burglary and decided to do something about it.

Full Sail University student James Elbert's Orlando apartment was first burglarized on May 11 -- his front door was kicked in, and valuable electronics were stolen. Determined to protect his home, Elbert turned to SimpliSafe, a complete home and apartment security system which operates on a wireless platform so that it can be easily self-installed and, just as easily, re-installed in a new apartment if the resident m