Posted by Kevin Kayse - e-mail
HAZARD, KY (WAVE) - An eastern Kentucky man has been charged with stealing an ambulance.
Explaining that he just needed a ride home, police say Shane Hale, 26, stole the ambulance outside of a Perry County hospital. The crew of the ambulance was inside the hospital at the time of the theft.
Hale was pulled over by an off-duty State Trooper a short time later for driving erratically.
He faces a charge of DUI as well as other charges.