[LMB] OT: breaking rules
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sun Sep 20 20:50:35 BST 2015
On Sun, 20 Sep 2015 15:18:10 -0400, Peter Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net>
>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.
In the UK, it's called "Aggravated burglary" if the premises are
Contrary to popular belief, most burglaries are committed in broad
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