LoJack System Helps La Verne Police Department Recover Stolen Jeep Wrangler Taken by Fraud, 2 Suspects Arrested

  • January 24, 2019
  • Law Enforcement

The owner-dealership of a 2018 Jeep Wrangler contacted the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s to report that their vehicle was stolen by means of Fraudulent and False Information. Officers verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the 2018 Jeep Wrangler.

A short while later officers from La Verne Police Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Jeep Wrangler 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 officers tracked the vehicle from Wheeler Ave and Baseline and located it in a parking lot on the 1400 block of Foothill Blvd. Assisting officers deployed on the vehicle taking one male into custody without further incident. During the field investigation the officers developed information that a female was also involved and located her at the entrance of a business. She was also taken into custody. The suspects were booked for the theft. The investigation continues by the Industry Sheriffs.

The undamaged vehicle was processed and later released to the dealership.

The LoJack® System was Pre-installed in the 2018 Jeep Wrangler at Puente Hills Chrysler, Jeep Dodge in July of 2018.