Man who crashed stolen ambulance into parked cars now behind bars

Man who crashed stolen ambulance into parked cars now behind bars

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The man accused of stealing an ambulance before crashing it into cars in an east Charlotte parking lot is now behind bars.

Jacquez Fields is the man police said caused so much damage on April 1 inside Monarch Mental Health on Executive Center Drive before running outside, jumping on several cars and then hopping into an ambulance while paramedics were in the back with a patient.

Content Continues Below

They were able to jump out before Fields drove off and crashed into three cars.

Bystanders recorded the shocking video and shared it with Channel 9.

Fields tried to run away but police caught him, and he was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

He's now facing several felonies, including larceny of a motor vehicle.

<p>Jacquez Fields</p>

Jacquez Fields

(Fields)

Fields is due in court Thursday.