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Synonyms for burglary

breaking and entering

Synonyms for burglary

the act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

Words related to burglary

entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

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Ramsey, 24, of Tunston Avenue, Walker, who also has previous convictions for three burglaries, admitted receiving stolen goods and was given a community order with a rehabilitation requirement.
But, while serving his sentence, Courtney decided to come clean over 14 burglaries carried out between 2011 and 2012.
24 Both burglaries were extremely serious and aggravated by Partyka's appalling criminal record, said judge Niclas Parry.
Over the first two weeks of October the number of burglaries increased in Washington, with six reported in the area, and in response police increased patrols and targeted suspects.
FOUR people have been arrested in connection with burglaries in an upmarket area of Cardiff.
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median dollar value of items and cash stolen during completed household burglaries increased 54 percent from 1994 to 2011, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.
THREE men were appearing in court today charged with a series of burglaries in the Midlands.
Christopher Roberts, 22, was responsible for 15 burglaries or attempted burglaries.
In 2012, there were an estimated 2,103,787 burglaries, a decrease of 3.
He was jailed for 18 months for a home burglary in 2003, three years for three home burglaries in 2007 and 21 months for an attempted burglary in 2009.
BURGLARIES in Yorkshire have almost halved in the last seven years, figures have revealed.
Originally she was charged with one count of burglary, five burglaries with intent and one attempted burglary.
Yet in 2002 Atlanta had 1,964 burglaries per 100,000 people--more than five times as many as New York City, and more than twice as many as San Francisco.
In 1997, David Washington was convicted for a series of aggravated burglaries in Memphis, Tennessee, and sentenced to 20 years in state prison.