Whether the Water District can get the money they're demanding from the actor and NRA spokesman remains to be seen, but this high profile instance of #droughtshaming cannot be good for Selleck or the CBS drama Blue Bloods.
via NBC Los Angeles
Actor Tom Selleck has been accused of stealing public water for use on his spacious ranch in Hidden Hills, California.
A truck registered to the "Magnum, P.I." actor was allegedly caught pumping water from a public hydrant in Thousand Oaks then transporting it back to his home, according to a lawsuit filed by the Calleguas Municipal Water District. The agency hired a private detective, who claims to have observed the actor's vehicle being filled with water.
The district claims that between September 2013 and March, the vehicle was seen taking water from a public hydrant back to Selleck's property. The district claims the truck was seen taking water to Selleck's property at least 12 times.
The water district is suing Selleck in the amount of $21,685.55, the cost of the private investigator it hired, and also asking Selleck to stop taking its public water, according to court documents.