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

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

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.


Latest News

More News