Burglary

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Burglary

The act of entering a building unlawfully with the intention of committing a crime, usually but not always theft. Burglary is illegal in nearly every jurisdiction.
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formally unauthorized entry is distinguishable from a burglarious entry,
by officers Michael Fazio and Michael Frick and charged with two counts of receiving stolen property valued at $250 or more, breaking and entering at night with intent to commit a felony, two counts of possession of burglarious tools and disturbing the peace, subsequent offense.
16, 2015, no contact with victim, $50 victim witness assessment; possession of burglarious instruments, dismissed; larceny over $250, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until Jan.
14, 2014, forfeiture of all weapons; possession of burglarious tools, dismissed; three counts of carrying a dangerous weapon, dismissed; disturbing the peace, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until Nov.
Beverly, each charged with possessing a burglarious instrument.
Gorham, 30, of 218 Hudson Road, Bolton, trespassing, pretrial probation until May 1, 2014, $50 victim witness assessment; malicious destruction of property under $250, pretrial probation until May 1, 2014, $100 in restitution; possession of burglarious instrument, pretrial probation until May 1, 2014; attempting to commit a crime, pretrial probation until May 1, 2014; attempting to commit a crime, pretrial probation until May 1, 2014.