Lowville Woman Allegedly Made Up Story For Ambulance For Ride To

Lowville Woman Allegedly Made Up Story For Ambulance For Ride To Utica

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A 24 year old Lowville woman is accused of making up an medical emergency so she could get an ambulance ride to Utica to see her boyfriend.

Village police charged Kayla Gifford with a misdemeanor count of third-degree falsely reporting an emergency.

According to police, Gifford called for an ambulance on May 6 because she was having difficulty breathing.

Chief Randy Roggie said that when emergency crews arrived, Gifford said she had fallen and couldn’t remember anything.

She was taken to the emergency room at Lewis County General Hospital, where she allegedly admitted to making up the story so the ambulance would take her to Utica so she could see her boyfriend.

Gifford is due to appeared in Lowville Village Court on May 15.

Roggie said Gifford has a history of falsely reporting emergencies in Utica, where she lived until about a month ago.

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