Woman, 27, charged after stealing ambulance from Arlington Heights hospital

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A Minnesota woman charged with stealing an ambulance from an Arlington Heights hospital is scheduled to appear in court today.

Samantha Sligar, 27, of Minneapolis is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and driving on a suspended or revoked license.

At four this morning, police say she got in the ambulance outside northwest community hospital.

She then traveled south with the siren blaring -- and running other cars off the road.

She drove it for 145 miles before police eventually stopped along I-57.

Sligar is in custody at the Champaign County Correctional Center.

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