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After the death of Tess’s grandmother, the mother and daughter rummage through grandma’s belongings, finding hints of “deep-rooted family secrets” about burglaries and lost treasure near the Canadian border.
THE MAKING OF ‘OPEN ROADS,’ A GAME ABOUT MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS AND ROAD TRIPSELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then 29, she began a 20-year sentence for burglary and car theft as part of a crime ring that stashed hundreds of stolen items in a suburban Colorado storage unit.
ON SURVIVING—AND LEAVING—PRISON DURING A PANDEMICSARAH SCOLESJANUARY 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The girl speaks about her grandmother and a mysterious past, explaining that she’s found secrets about her grandma, like the mention of a burglary ring and “some sort of lost fortune.”
‘THE LAST OF US PART II’ WINS GAME OF THE YEAR AT THE GAME AWARDS, ALONGSIDE NEW ‘MASS EFFECT’ AND ‘AMONG US’ REVEALSELISE FAVIS, GENE PARK, MIKHAIL KLIMENTOVDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He was released from prison three months ago — he served 20 years for armed burglary — then met Winestock.
‘IT’S GOING TO TAKE A VILLAGE’: COMMUNITY GROUP PREPARES TO DELIVER 3,000 MEALS BEFORE THANKSGIVINGLAUREN LUMPKINNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In statistical models that did identify a significant relationship between undocumented immigration and crime, we found undocumented immigration reduces property crimes, such as burglary.
UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS MAY ACTUALLY MAKE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES SAFER – NOT MORE DANGEROUS – NEW STUDY FINDSLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 27, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
We actually see an increase in commercial burglaries, so breaking into stores that are closed now, which sort of makes sense.
IS NEW YORK CITY OVER? (EP. 434)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 8, 2020FREAKONOMICS
As he was relating an account of a desperate burglary, I asked him what he would have done if the man of the house had awakened.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
There was a burglary at Countess Saens' house, and the thief took nothing but papers.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
She left here in a violent hurry on her maid coming to say that there had been a burglary at her house.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
He wisely concluded that it is not sufficient to commit a successful burglary, if you are afterwards found out.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BURGLARY

  • burglary
  • crime
  • lift
  • misappropriation
  • pilfering
  • pinch
  • robbery
  • steal
  • stealing
  • theft
  • thievery
  • thieving
  • touch
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