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

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trespassing for an unlawful purpose

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Eventually Halfpenny, of Hoel Hermas,Penlan, Swansea, pleaded guilty to six house burglaries, one count of handling stolen goods - tools stolen from a break-in in Gorseinon were found in his vehicle but police could not tie him to the actual burglary - and the theft of a fishing reel from a Swansea shop when he appeared in the dock atSwansea Crown Court.
The incident comes at a time when the city has already faced several shocking car break-ins recently.
Beloof stressed that, financially speaking, home break-ins are rarely very lucrative and that the risk to the potential criminal if a victim is home is not worth the slim chance of recovering anything of value.
This group in turn recommended that the president authorize a series of techniques it acknowledged were illegal: break-ins, mail openings, interception of international communications, and the expanded use of wiretaps and bugs.
While residential break-ins are down about 6 percent this year compared to last year, police know every resident burglarized is affected.
Instead of relying on locks and alarms, they've taken to sleeping at the shop in order to prevent break-ins, according to an NBC40 report.
A series of break-ins in Texas illustrate how difficult it can be to distinguish a garden-variety crime from preparation for an act of terrorism.
If crime continues to rise, so will the percentage chance of a residential break-in for those who haven't been hit.
I wish Emery had been less loftily dismissive and more eager to grapple with some of the Hougan-Colodny-Gettlin material: for example, the key to a DNC secretary's desk that was found on burglar Eugenio Martinez the night of the second Watergate break-in.
On Saturday, the Athol Police Department will open Town Hall to victims of house break-ins, hoping they can identify some of the many stolen items recovered by police in their investigation.
Luggage and financial documents are among the most popular items targeted by thieves during break-ins in the Midlands, according to new statistics.
Police on Wednesday said they are close to solving 13 thefts and break-ins after arresting a 24-year-old man from Nicosia believed to be involved in these cases that were carried out in 2013.
Officers have arrested a 45-year-old man following a break-in at the Dead Crafty Beer Company on March 25.
Now the company's boss has shared CCTV footage of the second break-in online in a bid to catch the two burglars, who gained entry by smashing a window.
A spokeswoman for Coventry Police said: "If you leave valuables in view inside your car, the chances are you will be inviting a thief to break-in.