HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Hernando County deputies have arrested a person after he stole an ambulance from a Brooksville hospital.
The sheriff’s workplace mentioned deputies have been known as out to the world of Port Courtroom in Spring Hill in reference to a stolen ambulance.
The ambulance, owned by Hernando County Hearth & Emergency Companies, was taken round 12:30 p.m. Sunday from the ambulance bay at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville. Deputies say the ambulance crew was contained in the hospital dropping off a affected person when the emergency medical car was stolen.
The suspect, later recognized as 29-year-old Trey Cornwell, drove the ambulance to the Kass Circle space off of Port Courtroom. Cornwell obtained the ambulance caught in mud and sand as he drove towards a close-by physique of water, in accordance with the sheriff’s workplace.
Cornwell has been charged with grand theft auto and was taken to the Hernando County Detention Heart the place he’s being held in lieu of a $10,000 bond.