The owner of a 1999 Honda CR-V parked her vehicle on the street by her house where she lives. When she came out for it the next morning she found it missing. This was in Baltimore Maryland. She immediately called the police of the Baltimore Police Department. Police verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Honda. This was done both seamlessly and automatically without any furthere notifications to anyone.
Shortly after the Honda was entered as stolen a Officer from the Queens South Auto Larceny Unit in Jamaica Queens NY, confines of the 113 precient picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Honda with the LoJack Police Tracking Compters (PTC) that are installed in patrol vehicles and aircraft. Following the directional and audible cues from the PTC the officers tracked the vehicle to a residential section of the 113 precinct. There they found the vehicle unoccupied. They staked the vehicle out for a several hours, when no one returned for the vehicle it was recovered
The vehicle was recovered with no damage, the owner was notified, and she was elated that her vehicle was recovered so quickly..
The LoJack unit was installed in the Honda CR-V in May 1999, at Gardena Honda, Gardena California.
The value of the vehicle was approximately $2500.00.