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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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WORCESTER - A Shrewsbury man was sentenced to state prison Thursday for a series of housebreaks and related larcenies in 2011.
There are many ways to housebreak a dog; here's how I do it.