LoJack System Helps Baltimore City Police Department Recover Stolen Mercedes Benz

  • July 9, 2019
  • Law Enforcement

The owner of a 2009 Mercedes Benz 350 contacted the Baltimore City Police Department to report their vehicle stolen from the area of 3600 Oakmont Avenue in Baltimore City, Maryland. Baltimore City Police Radio dispatched an officer from the 06th District 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 2009 Mercedes Benz 350.

A short while later, officers from Baltimore City Police Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen 2009 Mercedes Benz 350 with the LoJack Police Tracking Computers (PTC) installed in patrol vehicles and aircraft. Following the directional and audible cues from the PTC, the officers tracked the vehicle to 5900 Kavon Avenue in the Belair Edison area of Baltimore City, Maryland. At this location, officers observed the vehicle parked and unoccupied. Police recovered the undamaged vehicle and notified the owner.

Approximate value of vehicle: $7,850.00

The LoJack® System was installed in the 2009 Mercedes Benz 350 in November 2008 at Mercedes Benz of Tysons in Vienna, Virginia.