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You can go in to secure the property and lock it up, but you aren't in legal possession of it until the sheriff actually executes the writ and returns the property to you formally.
So you can't go in and throw things out until the sheriff comes out or that is considered an illegal eviction and the tenants could sue you and claim that you stole their property..
I don't want to see you jump the gun and risk getting sued so if it were me, I would go in, take pictures to document everything, lock the doors and windows, and wait on the sheriff.
As an aside, in addition to being an attorney, I have also been a landlord for over 26 years...