noun, plural bur·gla·ries.Criminal Law.
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After the death of Tess’s grandmother, the mother and daughter rummage through grandma’s belongings, finding hints of “deep-rooted family secrets” about burglaries and lost treasure near the Canadian border.The making of ‘Open Roads,’ a game about mothers, daughters and road trips|Elise Favis|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Then 29, she began a 20-year sentence for burglary and car theft as part of a crime ring that stashed hundreds of stolen items in a suburban Colorado storage unit.
The girl speaks about her grandmother and a mysterious past, explaining that she’s found secrets about her grandma, like the mention of a burglary ring and “some sort of lost fortune.”‘The Last of Us Part II’ wins game of the year at The Game Awards, alongside new ‘Mass Effect’ and ‘Among Us’ reveals|Elise Favis, Gene Park, Mikhail Klimentov|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
He was released from prison three months ago — he served 20 years for armed burglary — then met Winestock.‘It’s going to take a village’: Community group prepares to deliver 3,000 meals before Thanksgiving|Lauren Lumpkin|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
In statistical models that did identify a significant relationship between undocumented immigration and crime, we found undocumented immigration reduces property crimes, such as burglary.
The more accomplished students took classes in safe-cracking, burglary, blackmail, and confidence games.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Identified only as Darius, the teen has been arrested for burglary several times in recent weeks.France Decries Attack That Left Roma Teen in a Coma|Lizzie Crocker|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The trip was bankrolled by low-level Miami gangster Raul Pacheco, himself already on probation for attempted armed burglary.MLB’s Next Headache: Cartels, Gangsters, and Their Cuban Superstars|Peter C. Bjarkman|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were arraigned in Manhattan criminal court on charges of burglary, reckless endangerment and jumping from a structure.Hero or Criminal? James Brady, the WTC Ironworker Who Jumped Off the Building|Michael Daly|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Burglary, something he hated, seemed to be the only way to find evidence.The Domestic Spying of Hoover’s FBI Is an Eerie Prequel to the NSA’s Snooping Today|Betty Medsger|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As he was relating an account of a desperate burglary, I asked him what he would have done if the man of the house had awakened.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
There was a burglary at Countess Saens' house, and the thief took nothing but papers.
She left here in a violent hurry on her maid coming to say that there had been a burglary at her house.
He wisely concluded that it is not sufficient to commit a successful burglary, if you are afterwards found out.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Even burglary becomes a bore when you have to wait too long idle out in the cold.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade