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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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Heavily-convicted Adams, said to be the ringleader of the conspiracy, was jailed for four years and two months for theft, conspiracy to burgle and dangerous driving.
Why don't we just give thieves a printed licence, like a driving licence, so they can come to our homes, flash the card and say they are here to burgle the property, so could we please stand aside while they get on with it?
She is charged with conspiracy to burgle the DH1 club in North Road in October last year and money-laundering the proceeds.
Gavin and Barry Groves travelled from Kirkby to burgle addresses at Aughton, near Ormskirk.
Alexandros Wetherill, 24, of Plas Gwyn, Wrexham, pleads not guilty to murdering Mrs Solmaz but admits conspiracy to burgle and manslaughter.
On leaving custody, he had fallen back in with old friends who had given him some tablets and he had gone out to burgle.
Then, while on the run, he burgled Woolworths at Shotton, tried to burgle Shotton Post Office, burgled Rivertown Church at Shotton and stole a laptop computer, tried to burgle the Tandoori Balti restaurant but failed to get in, and also burgled the Royal Charter public house.
TWO men charged with conspiring to burgle the home of a Wrexham woman who was later allegedly murdered were further remanded in custody yesterday.
Mr Thomas said that four men pleaded guilty at Stoke Crown Court last December to conspiracy to burgle or attempt to burgle 35 houses.
Brian Phipps, 25, of St Margaret's Road, Scotswood, convicted of conspiracy to rob and conspiracy to burgle and was given 12 years, concurrently.
Larry Clack, aged 29, of Carey Street, Coventry, was freed after Judge Mark Eades upheld a submission made by Graeme Simpson that an allegation of conspiracy to burgle should not be allowed to go the jury.