The owner of a 2005 Jaguar S-Type contacted the Bernalillo Police Department to report their vehicle was stolen. The Bernalillo PD verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers which automatically activated the LoJack® System concealed in the Jaguar S-Type.
Shortly after the activation, officers with the New Mexico State Police and Albuquerque Police Department picked up the silent LoJack signal from the stolen Jaguar with the LoJack Police Tracking Computers (PTC) that are installed in their patrol vehicles and aircraft. Following the directional and audible cues from the PTC, the officers tracked the LoJack signal to the area of Coors and Iliff.
The offender in the Jaguar spotted the officers fled in the vehicle. Officers did not engage in a risky pursuit but rather tracked the Jaguar until it came to a stop. The offender parked the Jaguar in a neighborhood in the area of 12th and Mountain. Officers located the unoccupied Jaguar and had it processed for evidence. The Jaguar was recovered and will be released back to the owner at a later time.
The LoJack® System was installed in the Jaguar S-Type in June of 2005 at Park Place Jaguar in Houston, Texas.