The Catawba County ambulance was stolen in Forsyth County while transporting a patient to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
Troopers tracked the stolen vehicle with GPS and pursued it once it was in Iredell County. Stop sticks were used twice before the ambulance’s back tires blew out and it came to a stop on Interstate 40 westbound.Troopers identified the driver as 37-year old Ervin Dewayne Alexander of Winston-Salem He was arrested without incident and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center.
The ambulance has been returned to Catawba County.
Photo: Iredell County Sheriff’s Office