SOURCE: Rocky Mountain Tracking
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) - On September 24, 2012, Rocky Mountain Tracking used a car tracking device to recover a vehicle that was stolen from a New York Limousine company. The 2009 Chevrolet Suburban valued at $19,000 was stolen from Long Island City, N.Y. and was recovered shortly after in Inwood, N.Y. No damage to the vehicle was reported.
Minutes after the theft, the owner of the vehicle and Long Island City, N.Y.-based Limousine company who wishes to remain anonymous, noticed the vehicle was missing. Thankfully, the company had a vehicle tracking system in place.
He says, "I suspected that a theft may have occurred, but was not too concerned because the vehicle was equipped with a Smart Tracker GPS car tracking device. Mark at Rocky Mountain Tracking was very helpful and stayed on the phone with me for about 45 minutes so I could locate my Suburban."
The owner of the '09 Suburban checked Rocky Mountain Tracking's NavIQ asset and vehicle tracking system software and found his vehicle was located at 95th Ave. and 85th St. He reportedly went to this location and the vehicle was not there. After going as far as knocking on the door at that location, still no one could tell his where his Suburban was located.
The owner called Mark Hisley, RMT Lead Technician, and he told the owner that vehicle was moving. The vehicle came to a stop at Inwood, N.Y. and Mark disabled the starter remotely from NavIQ, effectively stopping the stolen vehicle in its tracks.
The Suburban owner responded to the scene of the stolen vehicle in Inwood and called the police. As he was waiting for the police to arrive, he observed the driver of the stolen vehicle outside under the hood removing the battery cables from the battery. The police responded and the vehicle was recovered.
After confronting the driver, the driver told police that he was not the person who stole the vehicle. He further explained that he took the vehicle from someone else due to an argument that occurred. Whether his excuse is true or not remains to be seen, as the owner of the stolen vehicle did not press charges on the suspect.
The limousine company owner and staff were thrilled that the vehicle sustained no damages, and attributes the quick recovery without damages to the Smart Tracker GPS device. His advice to other companies is, "Always get a GPS tracking device for commercial vehicles; the $200 you spend on a GPS tracking device will save you a lot of money."
Rocky Mountain Tracking is a GPS tracking device seller and vehicle tracking system service provider and has devices across the United States and Canada. For more information about Rocky Mountain Tracking and its GPS tracking devices and car tracking device services, visit www.RMTracking.com or call (888) 242-0500.