3 Different Cadillac Escalades Recovered In Las Vegas In Less Than a Week

  • November 4, 2011
  • recovery stories

Did you know that LoJack has been installed on over 8 million vehicles worldwide and that LoJack recovers on average more than 10,000 stolen vehicles each year? While the following 3 success stories that happened within the course of a week and had the same make and model vehicle in common may seem out of the ordinary, it’s just another day at the office for our dedicated team.

In our first story, the owner’s last saw their 2004 Cadillac Escalade parked at the Santa Fe Hotel & Casino, 4949 N. Rancho Drive in Las Vegas during the early evening hours of October 22, 2011. Later that night the owner’s discovered the SUV missing from the parking garage and immediately contacted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department where a report was filed.

Within minutes Officers’ with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s “Auto Theft Task Force” and the North Las Vegas Police Department began picking up the silent LoJack signal with their LoJack equipped patrol cars. The police found the SUV abandoned in a residential neighborhood in the 5900 block of Trailblazer, North Las Vegas. Investigation continues by Detective’s as the homeowner’s were not there.
The SUV was recovered over 6 miles away from where it had been taken; 55 minutes after being activated by police.

In our second story, the owner’s decision to install a LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System on their 2003 Cadillac Escalade paid off on October 24, 2011. The Cadillac Escalade was last seen parked at the owner’s home near East Charleston Boulevard and Colbath, Las Vegas, during the overnight hours of October 23, 2011. The following afternoon the owner’s discovered the SUV missing and immediately contacted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department where a report was filed.

Within minutes Officers’ with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s “Southeast Station” began picking up the silent LoJack signal. The police found it abandoned in a residential neighborhood in 100 block of Calaveras Court, near Lamb and Stewart Avenue, Las Vegas.

The SUV was recovered over 2 miles away from where it had been taken; 116 minutes after being activated by police.

Finally, sometime during the late morning hours of October 26, 2011, a 2006 Cadillac Escalade was stolen from the University Medical Center, 2231 W. Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas. Around 1:19 P.M. the SUV owner discovered the theft and immediately contacted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department where a report was filed.

At 1:45 P.M. officers’ with the Las Vegas Police Metropolitan Department “Auto Theft Task Force” began picking up the SUV’s silent LoJack signal near I-15 and West Sahara Avenue. They quickly tracked the SUV to a residential home near Richfield and Kings Way and found the SUV parked in a driveway at an abandoned home. Detectives’ then set up surveillance. About a half hour later, three men drove up to the house in another vehicle. One suspect got into the stolen Escalade and started to drive away with the other two suspects’ in the second vehicle following. With the help of uniformed marked Patrol cars, the two vehicles were stopped and all three suspects taken into custody. The suspects’ were charged with several felonies as investigation continues.

The Escalade was found over 2 miles away from where it had been taken; 63 minutes after being activated by police.