Three men arrested for stealing fire hydrant water

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WOODBURY – Three men have been arrested and charged with criminal tampering for attaching a hose to a fire hydrant and pumping water into a 275-gallon tank located in their vehicle. Woodbury Town Police officers on routine patrol at around 10:25 a.m. on August 2 spotted the men in a residential neighborhood filling up the tank.

The men were detained, and the Village of Woodbury Water Department confirmed they did not have permission nor authority to fill the tank.

Woodbury remains in a full outdoor water restriction, and any outdoor water use can be reported to the Village of Woodbury Water Department, or to the Woodbury Police Department.