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One LoJack-Equipped Vehicle Enables Recovery of 12 Other Stolen Vehicles in Texas

On May 24, 2012, the owner of a 2002 GMC Yukon reported the vehicle stolen to the Fort Worth Police Department. After verifying the theft, Fort Worth officers had the Yukon’s information entered into the state and federal crime computers, which activated the LoJack transponder concealed within the vehicle. A short time later, officers with

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July is National Vehicle Theft Protection Month

According to the FBI, July and August are the “hottest” months for vehicle theft.  As the July 4th holiday—which has the one of the highest incidences of vehicle theft of all national holidays*— approaches, LoJack Corporation and the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) are embarking on an education effort — National Vehicle Theft

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LoJack Helps Orange County Sheriff’s Office Recover Stolen Honda Accord, Owner Arrested for Insurance Fraud

On June 13th, the owner of a Honda Accord contacted the Orange County (FL.) Sheriff’s Office to report that her vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of her mother’s apartment complex where she had left the Honda on June 7th. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into

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Police Use LoJack to Quickly Find Stolen Welder in Storage Locker

When workers arrived at their jobsite on Monday, June 18th, they discovered that their 2006 Lincoln Welder was missing. The owners contacted the Phoenix Police Department to report the stolen construction equipment. The stolen welder’s information was then entered into the NCIC police computer. This routine police action automatically activated the LoJack  transponder concealed on

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What Cities Have the Most Stolen Cars?

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reported today the top 10 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) with the highest vehicle theft rates.    Four of the top 10 MSAs reported more thefts in 2011 than 2010. For 2011, the 10 MSAs with the highest vehicle theft rates were: 2011 Ranking            

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Car Thieves & Dangerous Criminals Taken Off the Streets

In two separate incidents this past Wednesday, in two disparate parts of the country, LoJack helped law enforcement capture three men accused of kidnapping, armed robbery and motor vehicle theft and also arrest two people on gun possession as well as running a motorcycle theft ring. In the first incident in Arizona, a man was

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Sacramento Police Recover Stolen Nissan Pickup, Arrest Parolee After Car & Foot Chase

On March 30, 2012, the owner of a 2006 Nissan pickup truck contacted the Woodland Police Department to report the vehicle stolen. Woodland Police completed a stolen vehicle report and had the Nissan’s information entered into the state and federal crime computers. This routine police action automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed within the pickup

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Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Arrests Numerous Individuals in New Orleans Area

Troop B – NEWS RELEASE On June 6, 2012, troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Unit received a LoJack alert on a stolen 2009 Toyota Camry in the area of 3300 block of Baudin Street, New Orleans.  One person, later identified as Robert Lavigne (B/M, age

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Recovery of Stolen Ford Explorer Leads to Arrest of Seven on Outstanding Drug Warrants

The owners of a 1999 Ford Explorer discovered their vehicle had been stolen and immediately contacted the Los Angeles Police Department’s Newton Division. The responding officer completed a stolen vehicle report had the Ford’s information entered into the California and federal crime computer systems. This police action automatically and seamlessly activated the LoJack transponder concealed

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