Examples of burglary in a Sentence
There have been a number of burglaries in the neighborhood in recent months.
He has been charged with attempted burglary.
Recent Examples of burglary from the Web
Meanwhile, German newspapers from that decade chronicle a series of court proceedings and reported convictions for assault, burglary, fraud and theft.
The Porter and Lake County sheriff's departments have been working together to investigate the theft of two pugs during a Feb. 21 burglary in Winfield, Erow said.
Police initially responded to a call of a possible burglary in the 200 block of Palmgren Court.
Walls is accused of stealing two cars -- a 1971 Porche 914 and a 1978 Volkswagen Beetle -- from the home of Mark Sweger, who suffered a fatal gunshot wound during a burglary in late 2016.
Jonathan Clement Antoine, 23, of Leesport, Pa., was charged Thursday with second-degree assault and third-degree burglary.
Thomas is charged with two counts of burglary in the Feb. 5 incident, and with the robbery of a delivery driver in in 2017.
Smith was convicted of burglary in 2009 and prohibited from having a gun.
Statistics indicate up to 66 percent of motor vehicle burglaries in La Porte during the past five years involved unlocked cars, the department reported.
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burglariousplay \ˌbər-ˈglar-ē-əs\ adjective
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