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Tracking a significant other’s vehicle is a crime!

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

The Michigan Leglisature is updating the law on tracking devices on vehicles as of August 1, 2010.  On the First of August, MCL 750.539l will go into effect which makes it a misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in jail and/or $1,000.00, to install or place a tracking device on a vehicle without the knowledge or consent of the owner. 

                                                   Vehicle Tracking Device

There are many loopholes in the law, like if you are the owner of the vehicle, it appears you can install or place a tracking device on the vehicle (regardless of who is driving it).  And it also appears that a hired “professional investigator” is exempt from this law in most circumstances….