Definitions for Burglaryˈbɜr glə ri
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entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property
The crime of unlawfully breaking into a vehicle, house, store, or other enclosure with the intent to steal.
Under the common law, breaking and entering of the dwelling of another at night with the intent to commit a felony.
Under the Model Penal Code, entering a building or occupied structure with purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. Model Penal Code u00A7 221.1.
breaking and entering the dwelling house of another, in the nighttime, with intent to commit a felony therein, whether the felonious purpose be accomplished or not
Burglary is a crime, the essence of which is illegal entry into a building for the purposes of committing an offence. Usually that offence will be theft, but most jurisdictions specify others which fall within the ambit of burglary. To engage in the act of burglary is to burgle or to burglarize.
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A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.
During the investigation, it was determined Robert Matthew Van Winkle played a role in the burglary and theft. Mr. Van Winkle is currently renovating the residence adjacent to the property in which the items were stolen. A search warrant was obtained and executed in unincorporated Palm Beach County in which several of the stolen items were recovered at a residence under the care and control of Robert Van Winkle.
Translations for Burglary
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- кражба чрез взломBulgarian
- Einbruch, EinbruchdiebstahlGerman
- გატეხით ქურდობაGeorgian
- innbrottNorwegian Nynorsk
- kradzież z włamaniemPolish
- берглэри, [[кража]] [[сRussian
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