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The LoJack® System Helps Placer County, California Auto Theft Task Force Recover Stolen Ford Focus in One Hour, 10 Minutes

In this case, a 2008 Ford Focus was taken from a firehouse while its owner is on duty- a pretty low move even for a car thief! Local law enforcement, assisted by the LoJack® system, were able to help their colleague out by recovering the Focus in a little over an hour after activation, and

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The LoJack® System Helps NYPD Recover Stolen 2012 Honda Civic Taken During Burglary

This case features a nightmarish situation- a 2012 Honda Civic was stolen from the victim’s residence in Staten Island, NY, after the thief broke into her home, took valuables and her car keys, and used the Civic to get away. On July 2nd, 2013, the Honda’s owner contacted the NYPD 120th Precinct to report the break-in

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LoJack Helps Chicago/Homewood Police Recover Mercedes Benz Stolen in Carjacking

On December 10, 2012, a 2006 Mercedes Benz was entered as stolen into the state and federal crime computers by Chicago Police. Apparently, the vehicle was taken in a carjacking on Chicago’s south side. The next day, police officers from the suburb of Homewood picked up the LoJack Reply Code for the stolen Mercedes on

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LoJack Helps Chicago Air & Ground Units Recover Stolen Honda Civic, Bust Chop Shop, One Arrested

In the early morning hours of February 12, 2013, the owners of a Honda Civic contacted the Forest View Police Department to report their vehicle had been stolen.  The police verified the vehicle as stolen and entered it into LEADS/NCIC state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder hidden within the stolen

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Michigan State Police Use LoJack to Recover Stolen Chevrolet Impala, Arrest Fugitive on Multiple Charges

On November 6, 2012, the owner of a 2011 Chevrolet Impala contacted the Detroit Police Department to report that the vehicle was stolen from her residential driveway. Detroit Police verified the theft and entered the Chevrolet’s information into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the Impala. A

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LoJack Helps Detroit Police Recover Stolen Monte Carlo, 4 Other Stolen Vehicles, in Possible Theft Ring

On August 6, 2012, the owner of a 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo contacted the Detroit Police Department to report that the vehicle was stolen from their residential driveway overnight. Detroit Police verified the theft and entered the Chevrolet’s information into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the

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The LoJack® System Helps Ohio Law Enforcement Recover Stolen Mercedes Taken Via Identity Theft

The LoJack® System has been instrumental in helping police track stolen vehicles and arrest those responsible. Sometimes, the suspects are wanted on other charges as well, or may be in possession of other stolen items or illegal substances. The police have even found additional stolen vehicles in the immediate area when tracking a car, truck

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Toyota Highlander Stolen in Ohio Recovered in Florida, 2 Arrested for Theft, Drugs, Warrants

On May 25, 2012, the owner of a 2003 Toyota Highlander discovered her vehicle missing from her residence; upon further investigation, she also discovered almost $1,000, and the keys to the Toyota, also missing. The victim had recently hired a young man to complete some maintenance work on her home and he was nowhere to

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San Bernardino, California Police Recover Stolen Honda Civic Assisted by the LoJack® System in Six Minutes

Thieves will often make changes to a stolen car, truck, van or motorcycle to avoid apprehension. They can switch license plates, remove or change the VIN (vehicle identification number), and even attempt to paint the vehicle. These methods don’t fool the LoJack® system. Because the tracking device is concealed INSIDE the vehicle, it still gives

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