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L.I. Man Faces Charges In Connection With Alleged Ambulance Joy Ride

Beer Bought At Nearby 7-Eleven Led To His Eventual Arrest
Salvatore Brecciano has been arrested in connection with an ambulance joy ride (Credit CBS 2)

Salvatore Brecciano has been arrested in connection with an ambulance joy ride (Credit CBS 2)

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man was facing charges on Saturday, for taking an ambulance for a three-mile joy ride earlier in the month.

Salvatore Brecciano allegedly took the ambulance from a firehouse in Merrick. The keys had been left in the ignition.

A 12-pack of beer was left in the spot where the vehicle had been parked, according to authorities.

Brecciano had purchased the beer with a debit card at a nearby 7-Eleven.

The ambulance was recovered undamaged.

Police arrested Brecciano on Friday at his Tyrus Court home, Newsday reported. A set of ambulance keys were reportedly found in his car.

Brecciano has been charged with second-degree grand larceny.

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