LoJack System Helps San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Recover Stolen Hyundai Accent

  • November 26, 2018
  • Law Enforcement

The owners of a 2017 Hyundai Accent contacted the Oceanside Police Department to report that their vehicle had been stolen in the city of Oceanside. Oceanside Police Department verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Hyundai.

At a later time, deputies from San Diego County Sheriff’s Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Hyundai 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 deputies tracked the vehicle to the 200 block of Grapevine Road in the city of Vista. The vehicle was found parked and unoccupied. Police recovered the stolen Hyundai and towed it for safe keeping before returning it to the owner.

The LoJack® System was installed in the Hyundai Accent in April 2017 at North County Hyundai, Carlsbad, California.