Woman Takes Cab As Driver Uses Restroom in Fosston, Arrested in Bemidji

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BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) — A Cass Lake, Minnesota woman is arrested after being accused of stealing a cab.

Police say 34-year-old Mardee Jones was getting a ride in a Doyle Taxi Cab last night from Essentia in Fargo to Cass Lake.

When the driver stopped at a Fosston gas station to use the restroom, police say Jones got behind the wheel and took off.

The cab was equiped with GPS and a camera system which made it easy for the cab company to track it to Bemidji.

Police stopped Jones and she was arrested for the theft of the vehicle.

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