[LMB] OT: breaking rules

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Sun Sep 20 20:18:10 BST 2015


At 12:46 PM 9/20/2015, fishman at panix.com wrote:
>I am annoyed by the expansion of the meaning of burgle. I believe 
>that the proper definition is to break and enter. Many people extend 
>that to include theft, which is properly a separate crime.

I suppose that each state defines burglary differently.  I remember 
that in NC, first degree burglary (which required an occupied 
building and nighttime hours) was a capital crime, a lot of years ago 
when I lived there.


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Regards, Pete 



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