Couple reports theft of furniture, appliances

John Thompson • Mar 8, 2018 at 6:47 PM

ELIZABETHTON — A couple in the process of moving to a new residence said furniture and appliances in their old home on Amanda Smalling Road were stolen in the past three days. The stolen items were valued at more than $16,000.

According to a report filed with the Carter County Sheriff's Department, the couple had last been to the house on Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4, when they were moving items. When they returned on Wednesday, March 7, they discovered the burglary and theft.

The couple said items were taken from the house, a shed and a barn. The stolen items included:

• A Cub Cadet riding mower with 54-inch blade, valued at $5,000.

• An Empire heating system, valued at $4,000.

• A wedding dress, valued at $2,000.

• A Murray riding lawn mower, valued at $1,000.

• Three tool boxes, with tools, valued at $600.

• A Maytag washing machine, valued at $500.

• A Maytag dryer, valued at $500.

• Two propane 2,000 BTU heaters, valued at $300.

• A push mower, valued at $300.

• A Weedeater, valued at $260.

• A string mower, valued at $200.

• Two bicycles, valued at $200.

• Boxes of miscellaneous Christmas items, valued at $150.

• Boxes of miscellaneous clothes, valued at $150.

• A 10-foot ladder, valued at $130, and several other items.

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