From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department announced an arrest made in connection to a stolen ambulance.
The incident happened on Wednesday, July 1. The ambulance was stolen from a nursing home near St. Vincent’s East, around 5 p.m., according to police. While officers were using GPS information from the ambulance to track it down, they were alerted to a man with no shirt trying to flag down cars on Interstate 59.
It was determined the man on the interstate was connected to the stolen ambulance, according to detectives. The man was taken into custody and police are awaiting a warrant to be issued on him for the charge of receiving stolen property first degree. The man’s name has not been released.
Police said cameras inside the ambulance captured the incident.
Detective Ben Short said the ambulance was recovered from behind Urban Air.