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The LoJack® System Helps Fairfield, California Police Recover Stolen Caterpillar 420D Backhoe and Bust up ‘Chop Shop’

When a Caterpillar 420D Backhoe was stolen from a job site in Fairfield, CA, police were optimistic about recovering it because it had the LoJack® system installed when it was purchased. Just a few minutes after activation, officers not only located the machine in question, but other stolen machines, guns and drugs, at a location

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Thanks to LoJack and the New York City Police Department, Stolen Backhoe Gets Returned Undamaged to Elated Owner

On Tuesday July 10, 2012, the owner of a 2006 CASE Backhoe contacted the NYPD Staten Island 122nd precinct to report that their backhoe was stolen from a job site in Staten Island, where they were currently doing a construction job. When the officers from the 122nd precinct arrived at the scene they took a

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LoJack Helps Police Recover More than $200,000 in Stolen Equipment; Gets Repeat Offender Off the Streets

A LoJack-equipped John Deere 710 backhoe valued at approximately $140,000 was reported stolen by workers after they returned to the jobsite in Phoenix, AZ.  Only 42 minutes after the theft was reported and the system activated, detectives with the Arizona Auto Theft Task Force began picking up the signal emanating from the backhoe. The detectives

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Stolen John Deere Backhoe Found Inside Barn by Law Enforcement Air Unit

After a rental company’s John Deere backhoe was stolen off of a job site near Perkins, Oklahoma, a theft report was filed with the Payne County Sheriff’s Department.  A complete description of the equipment and serial/pin number was entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in

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Top 5 Construction Equipment Theft Recoveries of 2011

From busting chop shops to getting the bad guys behind these crimes and their weapons off the streets, LoJack continues to be the most effective system for protecting construction equipment from today’s sophisticated professional thieves.   Top Construction Equipment Theft Recovery Stories of 2011:  #5. Thieves Leave Loader to “Cool Off,” but LoJack Found it “Hot”

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LoJack’s Best Commercial Recovery Stories of All Time

LoJack® continues to be No. 1 in theft recovery. Since 1986, LoJack has recovered more than 300,000 stolen vehicles and construction equipment—worth nearly $4 billion. LoJack has had some incredible recovery stories over the course of its 25+ years, so in a series of ongoing posts, we will be sharing our best stories of all

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LoJack Helps NY Police Quickly Recover Stolen Backhoe Hiding Out at Kennedy Airport

In this recovery, the owner of a Caterpillar backhoe locked it up at a job site in Queens and discovered it missing when the crew came back to work the next morning. Since the backhoe was equipped with a LoJack System, the owner immediately called NYPD and reported it stolen. Within less than two hours,

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