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Boomerang Tracking leads to stolen reefer trailers

Boomerang devices are developing a reputation for their ability to track down stolen cars, but they also regularly return cargo shipments to their owners with the same degree of efficiency.


Boomerang devices are developing a reputation for their ability to track down stolen cars, but they also regularly return cargo shipments to their owners with the same degree of efficiency.

Recently, Boomerang Tracking received an alarm call from a frozen goods transporter.

In the early hours of October 27, 2003, Boomerang Tracking Inc. received an automatic theft notification from a Boomerang2-equipped International 9100, valued at approximately $100,000 from St-Louis-de-Gonzague, Que., near the city of Valleyfield. Boomerang Tracking confirmed the theft with the transportation company within minutes of receiving the alarm and a tracking team was immediately dispatched.

The Boomerang tracking team located the missing cab on a farm in Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Qu., and the Suret du Qubec police were immediately notified. At the scene, two 45-foot freezer trailers – one from Quebec and one from Ontario – were also recovered, each carrying a cargo of frozen goods with an estimated total value of more than $220,000.

The Napierville division of the Suret du Qubec made two arrests on the scene and the K-9 unit was brought in to track a third suspect.


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