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  • Info Burglary (also called breaking and entering and sometimes housebreaking) is a crime, the essence of which is illegal entry into a building for the purposes of committing an offence. more...
  • The eight who remained behind decided to make another burglary attempt.
  • The club said the security was needed in the area where the burglary rate is high.
  • He and his followers carried out months of burglary under the cover of night.
  • The alarm system worked but the entire burglary took just six minutes.
  • Media reports briefly described the police reports of the circumstances surrounding the first burglary.
  • In the series, he also has just been released from prison, having been convicted of burglary.
  • Released after three years in prison, he was arrested three months later on suspicion of further burglaries.
  • There were several features about these burglaries to make them remarkable. Cited from The Master Detective, by Percy James Brebner
  • Their entry to the property would draw an additional charge of burglary.
  • The burglaries result in a greater police presence in the area.
  • He ended up with three burglary convictions during his four years in the state as a minor.
  • A former live-in companion and three other people were later charged with attempted murder and burglary.
  • After a time learning under them, he returned to burglary and also pickpocketing.
  • He crossed from Canada into the United States, where he began a new career - burglary.
  • The door was designed to defeat burglary attempts and took six blows to break open.
  • So, if burglaries are too numerous, they cease to be reported, and so forth. Cited from Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, by William Sleeman
  • A local witness reported their activity to the police as a potential burglary in progress.
  • He went to prison after being convicted of a series of burglaries.
  • He was released after nine months and, having been replaced with a new driver, created a new burglary gang.
  • For example, the personal information for a number of people may be included in a data exchange regarding a burglary.
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Meaning of burglary

  • noun Entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property