On December 28, 2012, the owner of a 2008 Mercedes Benz CLK350 contacted the San Diego Police Department to report that his was car was stolen from the area of Fashion Valley in the city of San Diego.
San Diego Police Department verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the Mercedes Benz.
Within thirty minutes, officers from the San Diego Police Department picked up the silent LoJack homing signals from the stolen Mercedes Benz, CLK350 on the Police Tracking Computers installed in their patrol vehicles. Following the directional and audible cues from the LoJack computers, the officers tracked the vehicle to a commercial area in the 700 block of Friars road in the city of San Diego.
The owner was very happy when San Diego Police contacted him to advise him the vehicle was recovered with the help of the Lojack Recovery System. The vehicle was valued at approximately $27,950.
The LoJack Vehicle Recovery System was installed in the Mercedes Benz CLK350 on August 25, 2012 at Mercedes Benz of San Diego, California.