Examples of breaking and entering in a Sentence
The thief was arrested and charged with breaking and entering.
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This skill could be anything that requires a rapid decision: passing to an open wide receiver, whistling a foul call, responding to gunfire after a report of breaking and entering.
Police believe the same man is responsible for breaking and entering a home in the 2300 block of Gray Falls Drive on March 22.
Lakeith was only 15 years old when he and a group of four others were confronted by police after being accused of breaking and entering.
Attempted breaking and entering, Starlite Drive: Someone tried unsuccessfully to break into a shed outside Holland Garden Apartments, 13308 Starlite.
Picked up by police a short distance away, Yao was charged with attempted breaking and entering.
According to online court documents, Priestas was at the courthouse for a hearing on a felony charge of residential breaking and entering in an unrelated case.
Alarms and breaking and entering incidents where no one is in immediate danger tend to have a 16 minute and 45 second response.
Demetrius Hill, 29, was supposed to appear in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court in December on breaking and entering charges, but did not show up, according to court records.
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BREAKING AND ENTERING Defined for English Language Learners
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Definition of breaking and entering for English Language Learners
law : the crime of illegally entering a house, building, etc., especially by using force
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