LoJack System Helps Phoenix Police Department Recover Stolen Dodge Challenger Two in Custody

  • June 13, 2019
  • Law Enforcement

The owners of a used car dealership contacted the Yuma Police Department to report that a 2015 Dodge Challenger was stolen by fraudulent means.  The suspect used a fraudulent check to make the vehicle purchase.  The Yuma 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 Dodge.

Fifteen minutes later, officers and the air unit from the Phoenix Police Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Dodge 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 area of 19th Avenue and Cactus Avenue in the Phoenix.

The Phoenix Police Department officers located the stolen Dodge occupied and detained two suspects without incident.  The vehicle was recovered in good condition and impounded for safekeeping.  Detectives from the Yuma Police Department are conducting the investigation and felony charges are being filed in Yuma County. 

The LoJack® System was installed in the Dodge Challenger in October 2014, at Poway Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, Poway, California.