DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Police are investigating after a Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance was stolen on February 2.
Officials said paramedics at Fire Station 53, on John West Road – near North Buckner Boulevard, went to the ambulance to respond to a call only to find it missing. The vehicle was later spotted in Lindale, near Tyler and finally on Interstate 20 in Bossier City, Louisiana.READ MORE: Waxahachie Dad Shielded 5-Year-Old Daughter From Tornado Monday Night
State police chased the suspect, later identified as 19-year-old Kendall Tyson, until the teenager got caught in a traffic backup.READ MORE: Texas Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Bill
Officers who captured Tyson said the girl seemed impaired. While sobriety tests were conducted, authorities didn’t reveal the results.
Tyson is facing a myriad of charges including — possession of a stolen vehicle, driving while intoxicated, and driving without a driver’s license.MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old In Custody For Shooting 17-Year-Old In Garland
DFR is investigating exactly how the ambulance theft happened.