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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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But he said home break-ins were on the decrease, with1,908 burglaries in the region since April, a drop of 14pc on last year.
A similar car was at the scene of burglaries in Common Road, Pontypridd, Oakland Crescent, Bedlinog, Merthyr, and an attempted burglary at St Andrew's Road, Pontypridd.
David Watson, prosecuting, said Robert Hadwin, 21, was involved in five burglaries and asked for eight more to be taken into account.
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy, locked up after terrorising Nuneaton residents with 30 burglaries and other crimes, struck again soon after being released from a detention centre.
6 percent in the number of burglaries in 2008 when compared with the 2004 estimate and an increase of 5.
A search of his home yielded stolen property from previous burglaries, according to the report.
That vehicle was subsequently linked to two burglaries which took place on Monday, April 8, in Cornmoor Road, in Whickham, Gateshead, and Hanover Drive, in Winlaton, Gateshead, where a number of items were stolen, including jewellery and electrical gear.
Liverpool crown court heard the thieves were frequently drunk while carrying out the burglaries which they did to get cash for more booze.
SIX people have been bailed to appear before Nuneaton magistrates in connection with house burglaries.
CANYON COUNTRY - Residents of the Via Princessa area of Canyon Country might be interested in a large amount of items hauled into the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station Friday morning after the arrest of two suspects in a series of local burglaries.
5-percent increase in the number of burglaries when compared with the 2000 estimate, and a 17.
POLICE combating a spate of burglaries have charged a number of people.
A 23-YEAR-OLD heroin addict has been jailed for four years after admitting a string of burglaries and thefts in Warwickshire.
It does not measure homicide or commercial crimes (such as burglaries of stores).
POLICE dealing with a spate of house burglaries on Tyneside have made four arrests.