Water truck renters suspected of illegal water withdrawal from Sacramento fire hydrant
Drivers of a rental water truck are facing tough questions after officers observed its hose connected to a south Sacramento fire hydrant. | Hector Amezcua firstname.lastname@example.org
BY ED FLETCHER
Shortly after noon Wednesday, Sacramento police officers decided to question the men after seeing a excess of water in the roadway and a BlueLine Rental water truck connected by hose to a city fire hydrant on the 8100 block of Elder Creek Road, said officer Justin Brown, a spokesman for the department.
Brown said the city’s utility officials were called to the scene and they would determine whether the pair was stealing city water. Utility officials were not immediately available for comment.
Because one of the men was “unlicensed,” the police department planned to tow the rental truck, Brown said. (WTF?) Brown did not specify the licensing concern.
BlueLine offers 2,000 and 4,000 gallon water trucks.
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