Woman arrested for using ambulance as transportation

The 28-year-old woman allegedly called 911 on a fake emergency to get a ride to her boyfriend's house

By Ali Stewart

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Police say a woman called an ambulance to bring her to her boyfriend’s house.

According to authorities, 28-year-old Cassandra Lewis was arrested by the Saugerties Police following the report of alleged abuse of the Diaz Ambulance Service.

Cassandra Lewis (Police photo)
Cassandra Lewis (Police photo)

Police say Lewis had called 911 reporting a medical emergency. After she was transported to the hospital in Kingston, she signed herself out of the hospital shortly after arrival, using the ambulance service solely as transportation to Kingston so she could see her boyfriend who lived nearby.

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