CAMBRIDGE, Md. (WJZ) — A Baltimore man was arrested and charged after he allegedly stole an ambulance in Dorchester County Friday night.
The Maryland State Police Department was notified by Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services that one of its ambulances was stolen from outside the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center around 8:10 p.m.READ MORE: Gov. Hogan Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives To COVID-19; Marks March 5 As Day Of Remembrance
Troopers found the stolen ambulance traveling west on Route 50 in Cambridge. The suspect, later identified as 52-year-old Augustus Redditt, turned on the ambulance’s emergency siren to move vehicles out of the way.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
When Redditt lost control of the ambulance in the 5100 block of Ocean Gateway near Tarbutton Mill Road, he was taken into custody. The ambulance rolled before coming to a rest. No one else was injured.
Redditt is charged with vehicle theft, driving under the influence, drug possession and related traffic offenses.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Public Schools To Allow Inner County Sporting Events Beginning Next Friday
Redditt was transported to the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton for treatment of his injuries. Redditt was released from the hospital and transported to the Maryland State Police Easton Barrack for processing.