• Woman steals, crashes ambulance looking for heroin, police say

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -

    A New Mexico woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing and crashing an ambulance while looking for illegal drugs.

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    Suspect Ashley Ulibarri stole the ambulance from the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque and crashed it during what appeared to be a joyride during the search for drugs, according to KOAT-TV.

    Ulibarri crashed the emergency vehicle into a light pole and when police arrived, they found her in the back of the ambulance laying on a gurney, KOAT reported.

    She reportedly told police she stole the ambulance to search for heroin.

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