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LAPD Officers Use LoJack to Recover Stolen Scion XB, Stolen Motorcyles — 1 Arrested for Chop Shop

On January 7, 2013, the owners of a 2011 Scion XB contacted the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department-San Dimas Station to report that their vehicle was stolen. LASD deputies verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the Scion. Minutes

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VW Jetta Stolen in Car Jacking in LA; LoJack Aids Officers in Vehicle Recovery, Arrest of Suspect

On July 23, 2012, the owner of a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta left his driver’s door open while carrying items from the vehicle. When he returned, he observed a male suspect sitting in his driver’s seat. Then, the suspect held out his hand for the keys; fearing for his safety, the victim gave up the keys,

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Valentine’s Day Stolen Vehicle Recovery Stories that Illustrate Love Gone Wrong

Upon reviewing our recoveries, we often come across those involving relationships that have gone so wrong they end with stories about stolen (and thanks to LoJack, recovered) vehicles.  With Valentine’s Day being today, here are a few theft stories that turned out “lovely” for the victims and not so great for their former significant others.

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The Grinch Didn’t Count on the LoJack System

The owner of a 2007 Ford F-350 King Ranch contacted the St. Tammany, LA, Sheriff Office on Christmas morning to report that his vehicle had been stolen from where it was parked at a Ford Dealership in Slidell. The owner and his family were in the Slidell area for the holidays visiting family, when the

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LoJack Early Warning System Enables Quick Recovery of Stolen Ducati Motorcycle in Pierce County, WA

On September 3, 2012, the owner of a 2008 Ducati SBK motorcycle contacted the Kent Police Department to report the theft of the bike.  The owner had received an Early Warning Alert from LoJack while away from her residence.  Early Warning is a LoJack feature that calls the owner of a bike when it moves

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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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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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Ford F150 Pickup Stolen from Houston Dealership — Immediately After LoJack was Installed! — 2 Arrested

On March 21, 2012, the owners of a newly purchased 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck returned the vehicle to the dealership to have a LoJack Vehicle Recovery System installed. Later that same day, the service representative discovered the Ford’s keys missing from his desk, along with his own personal keys.   Upon searching the parking lot,

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Miami Police Recover Stolen Suzuki Motorcycle, Bust Chop Shop and Recover Other Motorcycles, Parts

On Wednesday, February 29, 2012, the owner of a 2006 Suzuki GSX1300 Hayabusa motorcycle contacted the Key Biscayne Police Department to report the motorcycle stolen. Upon arrival at the scene, the responding officer met with the owner who stated that sometime during the night the Suzuki was from where the owner had parked it. The

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Recovery of One Stolen Chevrolet Pickup Leads to Discovery of 5 More in Austin, TX

On March 27, 2012, the owner of a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck reported his vehicle stolen to the Round Rock Police Department. The responding officer prepared a stolen vehicle report and had the Chevrolet’s information entered into the state and federal crime computer systems – a routine police action that automatically activated the LoJack

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