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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his entry into what he may consider his own home is burglarious.
(110) Sometimes a spouse's entry is considered burglarious despite
formally unauthorized entry is distinguishable from a burglarious entry,
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.
O'Neil, 31, of 6 Gage St., 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.
Nelson, 20, of 44 Maple St., West Boylston, breaking and entering for a misdemeanor, dismissed; malicious destruction of property valued over $250, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until April 4, 2014, stay-away order, random screenings, remain drug free, $50 victim witness assessment; possession of burglarious instruments, dismissed.