Stolen Ambulance Recovered

 RANTOUL – A Minneapolis woman has been arrested in charged in connection with stealing an ambulance just outside Chicago.

Illinois State Police told WAND News officials from Rantoul were notified that a stolen Arlington Heights Fire Department ambulance was in the area. The driver was reportedly using the siren and causing traffic problems.

A chase ensued and ended at the Ford and Champaign county line. Officers deployed stop sticks on the roadway when the ambulance approached.

Samantha Sligar, 27, of Minneapolis was taken into custody at about 6:15 AM.

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