LoJack System Helps Oxnard Police Department Recover Stolen Toyota Camry Two Suspects Arrested

  • May 9, 2019
  • Law Enforcement

The owners of a 2005 Toyota Camry contacted the Oxnard Police Department to report their vehicle stolen.  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 Toyota Camry.

A short while later auto Theft Detectives from Oxnard Pd working with VENCAT Ventura Auto Theft Task Force picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen 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 to Robert Ave and Oxnard Blvd where they located the vehicle parked in a parking lot. Detectives set up surveillance noting two individuals who entered the stolen Toyota and drove off. With the assistance of VENCAT the detectives initiated a “Hi Risk” traffic stop 5th St and Oxnard Blvd taking two suspects into custody without further incident.

The driver suspect was booked for driving a motor vehicle without owner’s permission, a (felony) and the passenger was cited out, with the case being turned over to the DDA for review and filing of charges.

The LoJack® System was installed in the Toyota Camry in April 2005 at Puente Hills Toyota, Puente Hills CA.