owners of a 2014 Nissan Pathfinder contacted the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department
to report that their vehicle was stolen. Deputies verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and
federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Nissan Pathfinder.
Shortly after the Nissan was activated Industry deputies were informed by a deputy from Walnut station that they had tracked and located the stolen Nissan Pathfinder in a parking lot at a large discount store. Industry deputy responded to take over the detail and began working on the recovery. During an inventory search of the vehicle the deputy found a purse containing miscellaneous ID and information of a female. As he was working on what he had found, a Loss Prevention Officer from the store approached with a female detained for Shop Lifting. The deputy quickly recognized this suspect as the person who owned the purse. The Loss Prevention Officer indicated that two females had been with this suspect and managed to flee resulting in the present offender being detained.
The deputy placed this female under arrest and later booked her for the vehicle theft, commercial burglary, and conspiracy to commit a crime.
The vehicle was processed and later released to the owner.
The LoJack® System was installed in the Nissan Pathfinder at Carson Nissan in December 2015.