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(PRESS RELEASE) LoJack Corporation Releases 2013 Construction Equipment Theft & Recovery Report and Infographic

CANTON, MA – July 15, 2014 – Today LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) released new data originating from the Company’s annual Construction Equipment Theft and Recovery in the United States study. LoJack’s annual study and accompanying infographic reviews theft trends specific to construction equipment and tools equipped with the LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System. Many equipment owners and

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Michigan State Police and Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Recover Stolen Melroe Track Loader with Help from the LoJack® System

On a recent Thursday morning, construction workers arrived at their job site in Walled Lake, MI, and discovered that a 2012 Melroe T190 Track Loader had been stolen. The owners of the company wanted to protect their very costly assets, so this machine had the LoJack® system installed when it was purchased. Local law enforcement,

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The LoJack® System Helps Fort Bend, Texas Sheriff’s Office Recover Stolen Sullivan Air Compressor

The staff at a construction site in Irving, TX may have thought someone was playing an April Fool’s Day joke when they discovered a rented Sullivan air compressor was missing, but it was actually stolen. The owners of the rented machine were no fools, either- they protected their asset with the LoJack® system, so police

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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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The LoJack® System Helps Freetown, Massachusetts Police Recover Three Stolen John Deere Skid Steers in Four Hours

This case involves the theft of three rented John Deere skid steers. The rental company that owned all three machines was smart enough to protect its assets with the LoJack® system. Because local law enforcement had help from LoJack, they were able to recover all three stolen skid steers in just four hours after activation.

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LoJack Helps Detroit Area Task Force Recover Stolen Ford F-350 & Air Compressor

On September 10, 2012 the caretaker of a 1999 Ford F-350 contacted the Livonia Police Department to report  that the vehicle was stolen from a job site over the weekend. The vehicle is owned by a Michigan based construction company that equips all of their trucks, trailers, vans and commercial equipment with LoJack. The stolen

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Stolen Light Tower Leads to Additional Stolen Equipment

On August 27, 2012 a construction site foreman contacted the Harris County Sheriff’s Department to report two stolen 2011 Trailer Light Towers. He was renting the equipment from a rental company and they had been stolen from the job site. Harris County Sheriff’s Department verified the theft and entered the equipment information into the state

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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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Electrical Contractor adds LoJack to Third Utility Trailer after having Two Stolen in the Past Two Years

An electrical contractor in Raleigh, North Carolina had two utility trailers and electrical testing equipment stolen in the past two years.  Each of those trailers had been equipped with locks on the doors, trailer hitch, wheels, and a wheel boot (like those placed on illegally parked vehicles).  In each theft, those anti-theft devices had been

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LoJack Helps Recover Caterpillar Skip Loader On Its Way Overseas

After the owners reported their vehicle stolen to law enforcement, the vehicle information was entered into the statewide stolen vehicle system (SVS/NCIC) computer. This routine police action automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the vehicle. On 5-9-12, within nineteen minutes of the LoJack system activating, an Officer from the California Highway Patrol picked up

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