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Cops: She Stole Ambulance, Did Doughnuts in Millennium Park

CHICSGO — A Des Plaines woman stole an ambulance from outside Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, drove it downtown and did doughnuts in Millennium Park before being arrested Monday night, police said.

Estera Bulbucan, 25, was ordered held on $30,000 bond Tuesday, facing a misdemeanor charge of damage to public property and felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Police claim the woman swiped the private ambulance from outside the Park Ridge hospital at about 5:30 p.m. Monday.

At about 7:30 p.m., Millennium Park security saw her parked and approached. She then drove around in circles, tearing up the park’s grass before police officers arrived and arrested her, police said.