Suspect identified in high speed chase with stolen ambulance that went through East Texas

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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL) – A high-speed chase that began in Dallas involving a stolen ambulance finally came to a halt in Bossier City.

According to Louisiana State Troopers, they managed to box-in the suspect on Interstate-20 near the Airline Drive exit.

According to officials, the city of Dallas contacted State Police regarding the stolen ambulance, which was later spotted on east-bound I-20 in Marshall.

LSP Troop G sent out multiple units, who spotted the suspect on eastbound I-20 at Bert Kouns and attempted to execute a traffic stop; however, the suspect refused to stop, accelerated and continued into Bossier.

State police were finally able to contain the suspect at I-20 and Airline Drive in Bossier City and took her into custody.

The ambulance has been impounded in Bossier where it will remain until the city of Dallas arranges to come get it.

The suspect has now been identified as Kendal Tyson, 20, of Dallas. She has been taken into custody and officially charged with the following things:

  • Aggravated flight from an officer
  • Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle
  • Illegal possession of stolen things
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Resisting an officer
  • No driver’s license
  • Misrepresentation during booking

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