Saugerties woman arrested for using ambulance as transportation

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police say a woman called an ambulance to bring her to her boyfriend’s house.

Cassandra Lewis (Saugerties PD)
Cassandra Lewis (Saugerties PD)

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.

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.

Lewis was arrested and charged with one count of Falsely Reporting an Incident, a misdemeanor.

Lewis was issued an appearance ticket with a return court date to the Village of Saugerties Justice Court.

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