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- ‘While the offence of burglary was complete upon crossing the threshold, the Court held that the unlawful act comprised the whole of the burglarious intrusion.’
- ‘The possession of such burglarious tools, implements or outfit by any person other than a licensed dealer, shall be prima facie evidence of an intent to commit burglary, robbery or larceny.’
- ‘Officers were able to recover a laptop stolen from the car from the suspect as well as a screwdriver used by him as a burglarious tool.’
- ‘The trial court sentenced Latimer to ten years for the burglary and two years for the possession of burglarious tools.’
- ‘Each state has its own laws with respect to such burglarious instruments.’
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