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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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"We believe the same individuals responsible for the housebreaking and theft of the car in Swanston View were also responsible for the
This week Ronay, formerly of Westpark Drive, Ferguslie Park, appeared from custody at Paisley Sheriff Court where he pleaded guilty to a charge of housebreaking and stealing various items including jewellery and a quantity of cash on May 16.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of conspiracy, housebreaking and stealing.
The SOT apprehended them from Vanasthalipuram region of Rachakonda limits where they were found moving under suspicious conditions, along with their housebreaking tool kit.
A search warrant was granted for McPherson's home and a number of items identified by the housebreaking victim were found."
The suspects have records for housebreaking and dadah offences.
John Smith, 51, from Airdrie, pled guilty at Glasgow Sheriff Court to theft and housebreaking at the facility in Gartnavel Hospital last October.
One, concerning a housebreaking, told how a dog tracked from the scene of the crime along a railwayline, a road, back on to the railwayline where a'webbelt'was found.The dog then went back on to another road and found a tin of cigarettes hidden in long grass.
It was at the Senator's bedroom that a struggle ensued, leading to the arrest of one of the assailants with dangerous weapons and housebreaking devices, while the rest managed to escape.
He was accused of theft of a car, theft from cars, theft by housebreaking, housebreaking with intent to steal and four offences contrary to the RoadTraffic Act.
He's still young and is working hard on manners and housebreaking. He is very intelligent and happy go lucky.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "An 18-yearold man, three women aged 17, 17 and 21, along with two male youths aged 14 and 15, have been arrested and are presently detained in police custody in connection with alleged theft by housebreaking."