LoJack System Helps Baltimore City Police Department Recover Stolen Mercedes Benz ARMED CAR-JACKING

  • November 8, 2018
  • Law Enforcement

The owner of a 2013 Mercedes Benz C-300contacted the Baltimore City Police Department to report that their vehicle was stolen during an armed car- jacking from the 3500 W. Belvedere Avenue in the Garrison area of Baltimore City, Maryland. Baltimore City Police Radio dispatched an officer from the 6th District to investigate the incident. The officer quickly arrived on location, interviewed the complainant and surveyed the area for the subject vehicle. When the officer was unable to locate the vehicle, a stolen vehicle report was prepared. The officer then arranged for the stolen vehicle information to be entered into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the 2013 Mercedes Benz C-300.

A short while later, officers from Baltimore City Police Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen 2013 Mercedes Benz C-300with 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 vehicle to 3900 Elderon Avenue in the West Arlington area of Baltimore City, Maryland. At this location, officers observed the vehicle abandoned and unoccupied. The vehicle was recovered by police and towed for forensic processing.

Approximate value of vehicle: $14,125.00

The LoJack® System was installed in the 2013 Mercedes Benz C-300in February, 2014 at R&H Mercedes in Baltimore, Maryland.