The owners of an Infiniti G37 contacted the Salt Lake City Police Department to report that their vehicle had been stolen.
A police officer verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Infiniti.
A short time later a trooper with the Utah Highway Patrol picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Infiniti with the LoJack Police Tracking Computer (PTC) in his patrol car. However, he was in route to another emergency call and could not stop.
The LoJack Police Tracking Computers are provided to law enforcement agencies at no cost and are installed in patrol vehicles and aircraft to provide for the efficient and safe recovery of stolen vehicles.
Later law enforcement officers from at least three jurisdictions; Utah Highway Patrol, Salt Lake City PD and Unified Police Department began picking up the silent LoJack signal coming from the stolen Infiniti.
UPD Metro Gang Unit officers following the directional and audible cues on their PTCs tracked the Infiniti to the 1000 block of South Main Street where they located the stolen vehicle. One suspect was immediately arrested and a second suspect, who was wanted on felony weapons charges, attempted to escape on foot. A Salt Lake City PD officer and K-9 handler was called in to assist with the search and soon the second suspect’s hiding place was discovered and he was arrested.
In addition to recovering the stolen Infiniti a second stolen vehicle was recovered by officers in the same area.
The Infiniti was safely recovered and returned on-scene to the very happy owners.
The LoJack® System was installed in the Infiniti G37 in June 2010 at Infiniti of Mission Viejo in California.
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