Owner of the property---prior person meaning a neighbor----She said she took it out to put in her cistern--as she thought the freezing weather was over and she needed it in her cistern!
she took it out of cistern to put into her cistern----she just took it without my permission she did steal it out of my cistern and when I found it missing-and asked her if she had taken it--she said yes --to put into her cistern --this was when I found it missing with the pump frozen and water going into my house through frozen pipes--didn,t realize at the time that it was freezing the heating system pipes as well. furnace hasn,t worked since and I haven,t used the furnace as I utilized a fireplace and heater---
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