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Evicted tenant accused of stealing $10K worth of toilets, sinks, other items

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A business owner evicted from the property she had rented took more than $10,000 worth of items that didn't belong to her when she left, according to Louisville Metro police.

Tanita Bush, 47, is accused of removing toilets, sinks, a hot water heater, emergency lighting, hard-wired smoke detectors and other items from 1803 West Broadway, a building owned by GP Enterprises. The items were reported missing after the property was inspected on December 18, 2013.

Bush acknowledged taking the items, police said, but she claimed the property belongs to her.

According to an arrest report, Bush's lease states that if Bush defaulted on the lease, all property improvements were to remain in the building.

Bush is charged with theft by unlawful taking.

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