Police: 3 arrested for stealing water from Woodbury fire hydrant

There is a total ban on outdoor water use in Woodbury because of drought conditions.

News 12 Staff

Aug 5, 2022, 4:44 PM

Updated 663 days ago

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Three men have been caught stealing water from the Town of Woodbury, according to police.
The Town of Woodbury Police Department posted on its Facebook page saying officers on patrol Tuesday night saw the suspects using a hose to pump water out of a fire hydrant and into a 275-gallon tank in their vehicle.
Police stopped them immediately and reached out to the local water department to double-check they were not given permission. They weren’t and now face multiple charges.
There is a total ban on outdoor water use in Woodbury because of drought conditions.


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