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
Thompson, who had been arrested right after testifying and immediately recanted his confession, was later convicted of burglary, rape, and murder.
There seems to be little doubt that at least some of the actual burglary was done by Russian hackers as part of a concerted effort to monkey-wrench the 2016 presidential election.
Espana then sentenced Thao to 25 years to life in prison for the murder charge, plus six years for burglary.
Salgar walked in on the burglary and was shot four times, including once in the head.
The subject was observed at the businesses earlier in the day prior to the burglaries being committed, police said.
What started out as a report of burglary is now being investigated as a homicide after police in Independence found a body inside a home in the 12500 block of East 43rd Street on Monday.
In most of the daytime burglaries police said the thieves look for signs that the person isn't home like an absence of cars.
Liverpool star Dejan Lovren was almost the victim of a burglary during the week, but will probably only have to replace a patio door, thanks to the screams of a woman.
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burglariousplay \ˌbər-ˈglar-ē-əs\ adjective
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