Tom Selleck reaches settlement over water-stealing claims

Tom Selleck Accused of Stealing Truckloads of Water During Drought

While you were busy binge-watching episodes of Magnum P.I. on Netflix, the real Magnum P.I., Tom Selleck, was busy getting sued by Calleguas Municipal Water District.

The 70-year-old Blue Bloods star is alleged to have repeatedly stolen water from a city fire hydrant using a tanker truck, which then carried it to at his 60-acre Westlake Village ranch, according to the lawsuit.

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Now it appears that Selleck and the Calleguas Municipal Water District may have reached a tentative settlement, according to The Los Angeles Times. However, the settlement still needs to be approved by the water district board.

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According to the district, they spent $22,000 hiring a private investigator to look into Selleck's alleged water theft. No word yet on whether that private investigator wears a Hawaiian shirt and drives a red Ferrari.

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Tom Selleck reaches settlement over water-stealing claims
Amerian actor Tom Selleck, of the hit tv series Magnum, during a visit to London.
2nd May 1985: American actor Tom Selleck in London, where he is filming an episode of 'Magnum PI'. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 20: Actor Tom Selleck attends the CBS Screening of 'Jesse Stone: Death In Paradise' at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater on April 20, 2006 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images).
MONTE CARLO, MONACO - JULY 1: U.S. actor Tom Selleck poses during a photocall at the 44th Monte-Carlo Television Festival on July 1, 2004 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Selleck is in Monaco to present 'Ike'.The Celebration of Global Television runs from June 28 - July 3 and will feature television stars from around the world. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 2: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Actor Tom Selleck arrives at the 'CBS At 75' celebration at the Hammerstein Ballroom November 2, 2003 in New York City. This special event commemorates CBS Network's 75th anniversary. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 05: Actor Tom Selleck arrives to a screening and panel discussion of CBS's 'Blue Bloods' at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on June 5, 2012 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Actresses Ellen DeGeneres (L) and Kate Capshaw and actor Tom Selleck, stars of the new romantic comedy film "The Love Letter," pose together at the film's premiere, May 13 in Los Angeles. The film opens in the United States May 21.
Tom Selleck poses with actress Steffani Brass, 8, at the premiere of the TNT movie Running Mates, on August 1, 2000, at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles. Selleck and Brass both appear in the movie.
Actor Tom Selleck and his wife Jillie Mack pose as they arrive for the taping of "The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special" at CBS Studios in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actor Tom Selleck talks about his show 'Blue Bloods' during the CBS, Showtime and the CW Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, California, July 28, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actor Tom Selleck (C) arrives with his wife Jillie Mack (R) and daughter Hannah at the 31st annual People's Choice Awards in Pasadena, California, January 9, 2005. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson LN
U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush speak to actor Tom Selleck at the Ford's Theatre Gala in Washington June 25, 2006. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 15: 'Erasing History' -- When Henry is the key witness on Danny and Baez's case, his meddling pushes Danny's buttons until he leads them to valuable information. Also, Nicky shocks her family by siding with her activist friend, Chrissie (Naian Gonz�ez Norvind), who defaced the NYPD flag at One Police Plaza, and Jamie and Eddie learn a parole officer is taking advantage of his power over parolees, on BLUE BLOODS, Friday, Jan. 19 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Tom Selleck. (Photo by Craig Blankenhorn/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 05: Tom Selleck is seen at Los Angeles International Airport on August 05, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 05: Actors Donnie Wahlberg, Tom Selleck and Bridget Moynahan arrive at the 'Blue Bloods' Special Screening And Panel Discussion at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on June 5, 2012 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
(L-R) Actors Roger E. Mosley, Tom Selleck, Larry Manetti of Magnum P.I. attend the 7th Annual TV Land Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre on April 19, 2009 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 09: Actor Tom Selleck (C) with wife Jillie Mack (R) and daughter Hannah (L) arrive at the 31st Annual People's Choice Awards held in the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on January 9, 2005 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
HSH Prince Albert of Monaco shaking hand of Tom Selleck (Photo by Tony Barson Archive/WireImage)

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