The owner of a 2002 Acura MDX parked it where he usually parks it in front of his house, when he got up the next morning he found it missing. This was in Corona section of Queens, confines of the 110 precinct. He immediately contacted the 110 precinct. The details are as follows.
He parked his vehicle where he normally parks it by his house, when he came out for it the next day he found it missing; this was in the Corona section of Queens. He immediately called the NYPD, 110 precinct. When the Police arrived they took a written report, this information was then entered into the NYPD Computer for stolen vehicles, and it also enters the NCIC computer which is the computer for the U.S. Once this was done the LoJack transponder that is hidden on the vehicle was activated without any special calls or notification, this was done both seamlessly and silently.
Within a short while the signal was picked up by officers of the Queens South Auto Larceny Unit. This was in the Elmhurst section of Queens, confines of the 115 precinct. They tracked it through various sections of Elmhurst where they located the vehicle parked on a residential street. The vehicle was unoccupied, so they decided to stake it out. After several hours when no one came for the vehicle they took it into custody.
The vehicle was recovered with no damage, the owner was notified, and he was elated that his vehicle was recovered so quickly, especially with no damage.
The LoJack unit was installed at Paragon Honda, Woodside Queens NY on Nov.5, 2002..
The value of the vehicle was approximately $8000.00