LoJack Leads Police to Bust Commercial Theft Ring and Recover $226,500 Worth of Stolen Equipment

  • January 31, 2012

A LoJack-equipped 2006 Sullair Compressor was reported stolen from a national equipment rental company.  Within 30 minutes of system activation, deputies with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Perris Station and detectives with the Riverside Auto Theft Interdiction Detail (RAID) tracked the silent LoJack signal to a large property in Menifee, CA where they found a number of other pieces of construction equipment. 

There, they questioned an individual who informed police that he had purchased the compressor, as well as five additional pieces of equipment – all of which were identified as stolen – from a suspect who was ultimately arrested in Perris, CA. 

RAID detectives conducted a follow up investigation the next day at another property and found eight additional pieces of stolen equipment, as well as smaller hand held equipment. Total value of equipment recovered was more than $226,500.