attempted burglary

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  • For your sake I will not have him arrested for attempted burglary. Cited from Adrift in New York, by Horatio Alger
  • I do not remember any one event of our life more exciting than that attempted burglary of which I have spoken. Cited from Venetian Life, by W. D. Howells
  • He was caught in one such act in 1945 and charged with attempted burglary.
  • The medal is now in a safe place a replica is currently on display following an attempted burglary at the museum.
  • Within, in the kitchen all the servants were gathered round the fire discussing the attempted burglary. Cited from Ten Boys from Dickens, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Now I must write to Mr. Crawford and tell him about the attempted burglary while I was away. Cited from Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle, Victor Appleton
  • The neighbours had already called police who duly attended the scene and arrested the chap for attempted burglary.
  • The brother's successfully retrieve the device while at the same time thwarting an attempted burglary.
  • He was charged with murder, attempted burglary and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
  • I mentioned the attempted burglary, if so I may term it, in order to clear your mind of the idea that my fears were a myth. Cited from Bat Wing, by Sax Rohmer
  • The news of the attempted burglary was soon known among the workmen, and proved a more exciting topic than the result of the football match. Cited from Dick Lionheart, by Mary Rowles Jarvis
  • A police vehicle responding to the attempted burglary intercepted their vehicle en route and a high speed chase ensued.
  • The attempted burglary had greatly shocked them both, and the fact that one of the robbers was in the house added to their nervousness. Cited from Ten Boys from Dickens, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Pacheco was arrested in 2009 for attempted burglary after asking a friend to help him remove an air-conditioning unit.
  • In reply Herbert gave a brief, but clear and intelligent account of the attempted burglary, passing over his own achievement as lightly as possible. Cited from Try and Trust, by Horatio Alger
  • "And who told you of the attempted burglary and the burglar's arrest?" asked Penfield. Cited from The Red Seal, by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The Court next considered the crucial question -- whether attempted burglary, as defined by Florida law, involved conduct that presented a serious risk of physical injury to another person.
  • At age 19, Coppa was arrested for attempted burglary of a clothing store, but did not spend any prison time.
  • In short, nothing had been gained by this official interrogation, and Huang blandly denied any knowledge of an attempted burglary of his establishment. Cited from Tales of Chinatown, by Sax Rohmer
  • In 1991 he was arrested and charged with attempted burglary of a pharmacy.
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