Florida ambulance-theft suspect arrested near sheriff’s station 04/05/2021 7:27 pm PDT Comments Hernando County BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (TCD) -- A Florida man was arrested Sunday after an ambulance he allegedly stole from a hospital became stuck in sand and mud near a sheriff’s substation. Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a report of a stolen ambulance on Sunday, April 4. A Hernando County Fire & Emergency Services ambulance was stolen from the ambulance bay at Oak Hill Hospital about 12:27 p.m. The ambulance crew was dropping off a patient inside the hospital when the vehicle was taken, the sheriff’s office said. The suspect drove the ambulance to the area of Kass Circle of Port Court, about 10 miles away, where the ambulance became stuck in the sand and mud near a large pond. Witnesses at the scene told deputies the suspect ran on foot toward a shopping plaza nearby. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office substation at 1231 Kass Circle is located within hundreds of feet of the same area. The sheriff’s office said the suspect was apprehended near the substation. Trey Cornwell, 29, was arrested and booked at the Hernando County Detention Center on one count of grand theft of a motor vehicle and held on $10,000 bond. The sheriff’s office did not mention a possible motive. Cornwell has multiple arrests listed at the detention center. MORE: Man Arrested after Stealing Ambulance from Oak Hill Hospital - Hernando County Sheriff's Office FacebookHernando County Detention Center #Florida Related Stories Florida mom wore boxing glove to punch daughter’s classmate at school: Police Missing wife’s remains found in Florida man’s back yard Louisiana woman accused of abandoning 3 kids in 3 Florida locations Florida man gets 20 years for cutting off wife's lover's genitalia with scissors Remains found in shallow grave identified as missing Florida mom Florida man charged with burglarizing homes while families were at funerals Boy shot in face after abduction, sexual assault in car; Florida man arrested Florida man arrested for killing grandfather had man’s ears in his pockets, deputies allege Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.