Man accused of stealing ambulance, going through drive-thru in southwest Houston charged with felony theft, police say

HOUSTON – A man is behind bars after police said he stole an ambulance and went through a drive-thru to get food in southwest Houston Thursday.

Investigators said it happened when EMS workers were helping somebody off Ludington. The man, who has been identified as Renaldo Dechaume Leonard, 36, jumped into the ambulance and sped off, police said.

According to officers, they tracked the ambulance down at a Jack in the Box on South Post Oak and West Orem with the emergency lights still on while going through the drive-thru.

Police said Leonard was taken into custody and has been charged with felony theft.

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