The owners of a Toyota Tacoma Pickup truck contacted the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department to report that their vehicle was stolen in the unincorporated area of Hemet.
The Riverside County SD verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Toyota.
Within 5 minutes Deputies from the Riverside County SD picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Toyota with the LoJack Police Tracking Computers (PTC) that are installed in patrol vehicles and aircraft. Following the directional and audible cues from the PTC, the Deputies tracked the Toyota to a residential neighborhood located at the 1200 block of Sapphire in Hemet. One suspect was arrested for vehicle theft and possession of stolen property.
The LoJack® System was installed in the Toyota Tacoma in August 2008 by North County Toyota in Anaheim, California.