LoJack Enables Quick Recovery of Scion TC Stolen in Queens, Found Undamaged

  • August 14, 2012
  • recovery stories

On July 16, 2012, the owner of a2007 Scion contacted the New York Police Departmnet’s 113th Precinct to report that his vehicle was stolen from in front of his house in South Ozone Park. NYPD officers verified the theft and had the vehicle’s information entered into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the Scion TC.

A short while later officers from the Brooklyn North Auto Larceny Unit picked up the silent LoJack homing signal from the stolen Scion on the LoJack Police Tracking Computers installed in their patrol vehicles. Following the directional and audible cues from the LoJack computer, the officers tracked the vehicle to a residential street in the East Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, confines of the 90th Precinct. There, they located the vehicle parked on the street. They staked the vehicle for a short while; however, when no one showed up for the vehicle, they took it into custody.

The vehicle was recovered in excellent condition, without any damage. The owner was notified, and was elated to learn that his vehicle was recovered so quickly, especially without any damage. Until the theft, he had been unaware that his vehicle was equipped with LoJack, and was certainly glad to learn that it was.

The LoJack Vehicle Recovery System was installed in the Scion TC in January of 2007 at Start Toyota in Bayside, New York.