Stolen ambulance costs man six years

Friday, June 13, 2008

The North Carolina man who pleaded guilty of stealing a Marshall County ambulance was sentenced this week to six years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

Daniel Ray Stewart, 21, of Warsaw, N.C., was sentenced by Marshall County Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler on charges of theft, forgery and passing worthless checks on Oct. 19, 2007.

Stewart's crime led to a change in county policies on how it will sell vehicles and other personal property through an internet auction site. Bank letters of credit haven't been accepted since January when the then-director of Marshall County Emergency Medical Service, Jimmy Adams, explained the ramifications of the county's $49,950 loss....Pick up a copy of today's edition, Friday, June 13, 2008, for entire story.