Police: Pa. man stole fire truck for 30-minute joyride

He was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, burglary and other crimes


The Associated Press

BRIDGEWATER, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man has been accused of sneaking into a fire department and taking a woman on a 30-minute joyride in a fire truck.

The Beaver County Times reports that fire officials saw Randy Allen Davidson — who is not a firefighter — enter the Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department about midnight May 26, grab the vehicle's keys and drive the truck away with a woman in the passenger seat.

Police say Davidson returned the truck and the keys to their original positions about 30 minutes later.

Davidson, who is 47 and lives in Bridgewater, was charged Sunday with unauthorized use of a vehicle, burglary and other crimes. He remains in jail. Court records don't list a defense attorney for him.

Associated Press
Copyright Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Join the discussion

Brand Focus

Sponsored content
Maximize apparatus storage with a rotating extrication tool holder

Maximize apparatus storage with a rotating extrication tool holder

New ‘Lazy Susan’ design helps fire crews store more tools in tight spaces without sacrificing quick access

Copyright © 2018 FireRescue1.com. All rights reserved.