commit burglary

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  • It will be a mighty different thing to commit burglary in Piccadilly, either by day or night. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • They keep just within the law; they do not steal or commit burglary; but decency, order, and society they set utterly at defiance. Cited from Field and Hedgerow, by Richard Jefferies
  • In answer to critics who saw the film as an educational process that taught people how to commit burglary, Dassin claimed the film showed how difficult it was to actually carry out a crime.
  • A man can be prevented from breaking into other persons' houses by shutting him up, but shutting him up may not alter his disposition to commit burglary. Cited from Democracy and Education, by John Dewey
  • They were found guilty of conspiracy to commit burglary in August 2008 following a month long trial at Reading Crown Court.
  • Hill had admitted that he had drawn the plan of Riversbrook to assist Birchill to commit burglary. Cited from The Hampstead Mystery, by John R. Watson and Arthur J. Rees
  • There is no need of my interference to make her commit burglary: she commits it of her own accord, when her rights are prejudiced as the result of a too-long absence. Cited from The Mason-Bees, by J. Henri Fabre
  • In the United Kingdom, a person who carries anything at all with the intent to commit burglary or theft can potentially be prosecuted.
  • Judge Larry Fidler dismissed a charge of conspiracy to commit burglary as well as two counts filed against her of receiving stolen property.
  • The opportunity to commit burglary was greatly increased as a result of far more women going out to work (Cohen and Felson 1979).
  • Spink, although a smuggler, and by no means a particularly respectable man, had not yet sunk so low in the scale of life as to be willing to commit burglary. Cited from The Lighthouse, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Possession of burglar's tools, with the intent to use them to commit burglary or theft, is a misdemeanor.
  • His own view then was that the murder was the work of an old hand who had entered the moat-house to commit burglary, and had murdered Mrs. Heredith to escape identification. Cited from The Hand in the Dark, by Arthur J. Rees
  • For my pal was a criminal -- oh, not a jewel of the first water, merely a petty criminal who would steal and rob, commit burglary, and, if cornered, not stop short of murder. Cited from The Road, by Jack London
  • In his jailhouse confession, Bird said he had entered the Kludt house to commit burglary and hit Bertha Kludt in the head with an axe while trying to flee the house after she discovered him and attempted to stop him.
  • It was no easy matter to communicate to his irritable and contumelious auditors the sense of Muriel's charm, or the reasonableness of her request that he commit burglary merely to assist her in settling a family row. Cited from A Reversible Santa Claus, by Meredith Nicholson
  • MacDonald was eventually convicted of defrauding the Navajo Nation in tribal court, but served only a few months of that sentence before being convicted in federal court of conspiracy to commit burglary and kidnapping charges connected to the Window Rock riot.
  • In 1981, after a botched burglary at an antique store, Cullotta, Matecki and several other members of the gang were arrested and each charged with burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, attempted grand larceny, and possession of burglary tools.
  • Following the botched burglary at Bertha's Household Products on July 4, 1981, Cullotta, Blasko, Guardino, Davino, Neumann, and Matecki were arrested and each charged with burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, attempted grand larceny and possession of burglary tools.
  • Following a botched burglary at Bertha's Household Products on July 4, 1981, Blasko, Cullotta, Davino, Guardino, Matecki, and Neumann were arrested and each charged with burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, attempted grand larceny, and possession of burglary tools.