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
Burglary to Vehicle •Golf clubs were reported stolen overnight between Aug. 16 and Aug. 17 from an unlocked car parked on the 1000 block of South Home Avenue, police said.
He was booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault and burglary.
Sunday, Aug. 13 Commercial burglary, Four Square Church and Lilies of the Valley, 200 block Seventh Street.
Brandon Thomas, now 33, was found guilty of all nine charges, including murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary, in the deaths of Adam Bostic, 31, and Betty Thomas, 28.
Evans' office said Seymore was accused of the April 8, 2016, burglary of the Tickfaw Auction Co. during which numerous guns were reported stolen.
A man suspected of numerous nighttime burglaries from April to June at Dunkin' Donuts throughout the state was arrested by Suffield Police Thursday afternoon, police said.
Commercial burglaries also dropped, from 29 last year to 25 this year.
His watch was missing but not his wallet with $200, making burglary an unlikely motive.
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First Known Use of burglary
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
Definition of burglary for Students
legal Definition of burglary
burglariousplay \ˌbər-ˈglar-ē-əs\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of burglary
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