The owner of a 1998 Honda CRV sport utility vehicle contacted the Hialeah Police Department to report that their vehicle was stolen sometime during the night. The responding officer prepared a stolen vehicle report, theft affidavit and had the vehicle’s information entered into the state and federal crime information computers.
Immediately upon activation, a Miami-Dade Police Department officer picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen CRV on their on-board LoJack Police Tracking Computer (PTC). The officer began tracking the stolen CRV by following the directional and audible cues from the PTC. The officer, along with their backup, located the CRV near east First Avenue and 17th Street. The MDPD officer requested Hialeah PD respond to continue the investigation. The sport utility vehicle was recovered, released to the owner, who responded to the scene, and removed from state and federal crime information computer systems.
The LoJack® System was installed in the 1998 Honda CRV in March 1998 at Braman Honda in Miami, Florida.