The owner of a Chevrolet Suburban contacted the Dallas Police Department to report that his vehicle was stolen. The owner parked his Chevrolet on the street and went to work. When he returned to his Chevrolet he found it missing.
The Dallas PD verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Chevrolet.
Later, officers from the Dallas PD picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Chevrolet Suburban with the LoJack Police Tracking Computers (PTC) that are installed in patrol vehicles. Following the directional and audible cues from the PTC, the officers tracked the stolen Suburban and observed it traveling southbound in the 11000 block of Lebanon St. When the suspect driving the stolen Suburban observed the officers, he jumped out of it and fled on foot. He was not apprehended. The Suburban was recovered with only the steering column damaged.
The LoJack® System was installed in the Chevrolet Suburban in October 2004 at El Dorado Motors in McKinney, Texas.