12/6/22 Memphis, TN – Choctaw Emergency Ambulance Stolen From Regional One Hospital – Found Abandoned – Escaped

Man arrested after stealing ambulance from Vanderbilt

December 6, 2022


In July 2021, an ambulance was stolen from Regional One while paramedics were taking a patient inside the hospital.

Police said the suspect drove the ambulance to St. Charles Street and Breedlove in North Memphis.

Investigators learned the suspect had appeared in a Facebook video just after getting out of the ambulance.

In the video, the man, identified as Desai Billingsley, 23, laughs about stealing the ambulance and talks about why he stole it.

Billingsley said he had been discharged from the hospital after being shot.

Billingsley was charged with Theft of Property.


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