Alleged Grady Ambulance Thief Caught

When paramedics came out of the home, the ambulance was gone.

 

 
 
 

KENDRA MACKEY, 11Alive.com | | Monday, July 26, 2010


Atlanta police say the person responsible for the July 7th theft of a Grady Hospital ambulance is now in police custody.

On Saturday, July 24th, 18-year old Frank Howard turned himself in to Atlanta police.  Howard was charged with theft by taking and booked into the Fulton County Jail.

Police say Howard took the ambulance for a joyride and later crashed it in a ditch at 400 Thomasville Blvd.

The ambulance was answering an emergency call to an address on Newtown Circle in southeast Atlanta. When the paramedics came out of the home, their ambulance was gone. They had left the engine running.



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