LoJack System Helps Baltimore County Police Department Recover Stolen Toyota One in Custody

  • June 19, 2019
  • Law Enforcement

The owner of a 2010 Toyota Scion contacted the Baltimore County Police Department to report their vehicle stolen from the area of 5900 Robindale Road in the Woodlawn area of Baltimore County, Maryland. Baltimore County Police Radio dispatched an officer from the 2nd Precinct to investigate the incident. The officer quickly arrived on location, interviewed the complainant and surveyed the area for the subject vehicle. Investigation by the officer on scene found the vehicle stolen after left unattended with the keys in the ignition. When the officer was unable to locate the vehicle, a stolen vehicle report was prepared. The officer then arranged for the stolen vehicle information to be entered into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the 2010 Toyota Scion.

A short while later, officers from Baltimore City Police Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen 2010 Toyota Scion 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 5600 Magnolia Drive in the Pimlico area of Baltimore City, Maryland. At this location, officers observed the vehicle operated by the theft suspect. A felony vehicle stop was performed and the driver arrested. The undamaged vehicle was recovered by police and the owner notified.

Approximate value of vehicle: $5,725.00

The LoJack® System was installed in the 2010 Toyota Scion in June 2015 at David Wilsons South Coast Toyota in Costa Mesa, California.