The owners of a 2005 Buick LaCrosse contacted the Scottsdale Police Department to report that their vehicle was stolen. The owners advised that the Buick was parked and secured behind a bank building, and when they returned several hours later, the vehicle was missing.
The police verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Buick.
A short while later, officers from the Phoenix Police Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Buick 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 officers tracked the Buick to the area of 52nd Street and east Van Buren Street in Phoenix.
The officers located the stolen Buick unoccupied in a motel parking lot. The Buick was found in good condition and recovered by Phoenix PD. The Buick was processed for evidence and towed from the scene for safe keeping.
The LoJack® System was installed in the Buick LaCrosse in August 2015 at Tempe Honda in Arizona.