During the afternoon hours of February 11, 2013, the owners of a Honda Accord discovered their car stolen from the 1500 block of S. 4650 West in Salt Lake City. The owners immediately contacted the Salt Lake City Police Department to file a theft report.
Salt Lake City Police verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the Utah State and Federal crime computers, which automatically sends out a silent signal throughout the LoJack Tower Network to activate the LoJack transponder concealed in the Honda Accord.
A short while later, officers with the Unified Police Department began picking up the silent LoJack signal coming from the Honda on the Police Tracking Computers installed in their police vehicles. Following the directional and audible cues from the LoJack computers, the officers tracked the vehicle into the nearby city of South Salt Lake, where police located the vehicle. Two persons of interest were detained.
The Honda Accord was recovered just over an hour after being activated by the Salt Lake City Police Department. This same car was stolen and recovered once before by the Salt Lake City Police using LoJack, on 11/01/2010.
The LoJack Vehicle Recovery System was installed in the Honda Accord on November 6, 1997, by Power Honda in Costa Mesa, California. The vehicle’s estimated value is $4,325.00.