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housebreaking

Criminal law the act of entering a building as a trespasser for an unlawful purpose. Assimilated with burglary, 1968
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Talk to police about these house breaks and the word "desperate" seems to come up more frequently these days.
27 house break in which a resident of Sterling Street reported a home had been broken into sometime after 12:30 p.
officers responded to Shrewsbury Street for an interrupted house break on the Shrewsbury town line.
A man apprehended by Paxton police for breaking and entering has been tied to house breaks in multiple Central Massachusetts towns, including Boylston and West Boylston.
Carl Coles leaves for Iraq, something in his Sylmar house breaks.
During the motor vehicle stop, evidence was discovered related to the house breaks.