Mazda MZ6 Stolen and Recovered in Jacksonville Within One Hour

  • March 5, 2012
  • recovery stories

On the morning of January5, 2012, the owner of a 2007 Mazda MZ6 discovered his vehicle was missing from his driveway, where he had parked the previous night. He immediately contacted the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office to report the theft.

After preparing a stolen vehicle report, the Mazda’s information was entered into the state and federal crime computer databases.  This routine police action automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the vehicle. Neither the owner nor law enforcement had to do anything else to activate the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery Network because LoJack’s interface with law enforcement is both seamless and instantaneous.

Approximately one hour after being entered as stolen, an officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office picked up the silent LoJack signal on the LoJack Police Tracking Computer installed in his department vehicle. Following the directional and signal strength indicators on his tracking unit, he observed the Mazda, parked and covered with a tarp in an apartment complex in Jacksonville, FL.

The Mazda MZ6 was recovered with minimal damage and returned to the very happy owner. The LoJack Vehicle Recovery System was installed in this vehicle at the owner’s request in March 2007.