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Justice Is Served After Brazen Suspects Pistol Whip Victim and Steal Lexus SUV

In this shocking story, the victim arrived home, pulled into his driveway and parked his Lexus RX300 SUV. As the victim exited his vehicle, he was immediately confronted by two suspects who proceeded to beat him with a pistol and demand his car keys. Stunned, the victim relinquished his keys and the suspects fled in

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Celebrity’s Classic Cars Fair Game for Thieves

What do television psychologist Dr. Phil and movie star John Travolta have in common?  Over the past several months, each has had his classic vehicle stolen from a dealership or repair shop.  Dr. Phil’s ’57 Chevy and John Travolta’s vintage 1970 Mercedes were each the target of thieves — and in the case of Travolta’s

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LoJack Helps Police Nab Carjacking Suspect

Read the rest of the story here: http://www.swrnn.com/2012/08/23/update-wildomar-suspected-carjacker-arrested-along-with-parolee-victim-assaulted/

LoJack Helps Hialeah Police Recover a Stolen Ford Pickup Truck, Boat Trailer, Two Jet Skis & Motorcycle

On the morning of Friday August 17, 2012, the owner of a 2003 Ford F-250 pickup truck discovered their vehicle missing from their home. Startled, the owners contacted the Hialeah Police Department to report the truck stolen. The responding officer prepared a stolen vehicle report and had the vehicles information entered into the state and

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NICB Names 10 Most-Stolen Vehicles for 2011

Key Code Thefts a Growing Concern The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released Hot Wheels −its list of the 10 most-stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported

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LoJack Anti-Theft Alert Leads to Stolen Vehicles, Eight Arrests

Santa Maria police recover four stolen vehicle and help solve several residential burglaries SOURCE: By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol | | Published on 08.16.2012 11:20 p.m. Officers using the LoJack anti-theft system to track a stolen vehicle ended up making eight arrests Thursday for a variety of offenses, according to the Santa

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LoJack Global Recovery Network Has Hand in the Bust of an International Theft Ring

The LoJack Global Recovery Network had a hand in the bust of an international theft ring. The Italian State Police identified a LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System signal emitting from a shipping container while the ship was at a port in Naples, Italy. The police used LoJack’s handheld tracking computers to locate the exact container

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Couple Carjacked by Car Thief; K-9 & LoJack Help Police Track Down Thief & Nissan Maxima

The following story is one that makes us all particularly proud to work at LoJack. On August 3rd, a Southern California couple was faced with an armed man who wanted to steal their 2008 Nissan Maxima.  At that point, they had to make a potentially life or death decision: do they resist this armed criminal

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Skid Steer Equipped with LoJack Leads Las Vegas Police to More Stolen Property

For any of our contractor readers, especially, you could sympathize for a business owner who’s equipment fails to work or, even worse, is stolen.  It can lead to significant business downtime among many other headaches.  On Monday, July 30th, the owner of a 2003 Ingersoll-Rand Skid Steer contacted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to

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