TV Box may have tipped off thieves
By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
An interesting article in this morning's Coeur d'Alene Press points out a safety precaution I hadn't ever considered. A woman reported the theft of a new big screen TV from her home the other night. It was stolen during the night while her teenage son slept on a couch just 10 feet from the TV! The interesting thing to note was that she admitted that the box the new TV had come in was sitting on the porch right outside the door she thinks may have been unlocked. It stands to reason that an empty big screen TV box outside your door is communicating to everyone who passes by - HEY! THERE IS A BRAND NEW BIG SCREEN TV AT MY HOUSE! Now if one of those passersby is a thief it shouldn't come as a surprise that your new TV turns up missing! Another article today tells the story of a woman who ...