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
Amy Caprio was responding to a burglary call in Perry Hall and was hit by a suspect’s vehicle.
But, following his arrest, the complaint was amended to include two additional felony charges tied to events following the violent dispute with his wife: burglary of a building or dwelling and operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent.
Two teenagers were arrested Thursday on charges of larceny and burglary, police said.
Police said the first charges stem from an Aug. 9, 2017, burglary of St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in the 4700 block of Whitehaven Parkway NW.
Instead, the 26-year-old was arrested by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office on charges of child abuse, kidnapping of a victim under the age of 13 and burglary of an occupied dwelling.
Her criminal history includes other instances of assault with a deadly weapon and burglary.
Isaac Leturgez and Anthony Wells, both 21 from Middletown, were charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary, according to a police report.
Wayne Newton has opened up about the string of burglaries that have taken place over the past few months at his Las Vegas home.
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BURGLARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of burglary for English Language Learners
: the act of illegally entering a building in order to steal things
BURGLARY Defined for Kids
legal Definition of burglary
burglariousplay \ˌbər-ˈglar-ē-əs\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of burglary
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