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Burglary, also called breaking and entering and sometimes housebreaking, is the act of entering a building or other areas without permission, with the intention of committing a criminal offence. Usually that offence is theft, robbery or murder, but most jurisdictions include others within the ambit of burglary. To commit burglary is to burgle, a term back-formed from the word burglar, or to burglarize.
Police said the suspect is Joseph Jacobson, 37, of Shelton.
They arrested him for five counts of burglary in the first degree, robbery first, assault first, assault third, and unlawful possession of a firearm...
A man shot and killed a burglar in White Center overnight after he awoke to find the intruder inside his home, police said.
The homeowner reported the burglary at his home in the 9800 block of 13th Ave. SW at about 2:45 a.m. after hearing glass breaking downstairs, according to the...
Another happy ending
A home intrusion suspect was shot dead in Pinecrest, Florida, on Monday after breaking into the home of a federal agent who was able to quickly grab her gun.
ABC News reports that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent, 55-year-old Maria Otero, was sleeping...
Marysville police commend homeowner for proper use of a firearm
A Marysville man came face to face with a burglar and drew his weapon. Both he and police say it was the right decision and may have prevented any further problems during the confrontation. It was a confrontation that was also...
Anyone thought about getting one of these or have one? The trip wire one is pretty cheap. I'd be worried about triggering it myself by accident. They also have models that tie into your alarm system.
Already have other measures in place, but always looking to up my game....
Neighbors held burglar at gunpoint until SPD made arrest
"SPOKANE, Wash. - When a man broke into the house next door, a group of Spokane neighbors stepped up to help- even holding the would-be burglar at gunpoint until Spokane Police arrived on scene."
I have not lived in the nicest of areas over the last 45 years. I have had three break-ins. Yes, THREE Real Deal Break-ins-I'M AT HOME real f'ing deal break-ins. First Break-In: I'm 19 years old. Second floor apartment Salt Lake City, Utah 3am. Wife woke me saying someone was sliding the kitchen...
It turns out there was a 15 yr old boy inside the home when the burglar broke in, and started to steal things. The boy became fearful for his safety, and loaded up a family shotgun. When the burglar confronted him, the boy shot him in his leg, causing severe damage to it.
The Coos County DA...
Report: 11-year-old boy shoots home intruder http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/05/01/report-11-year-old-boy-shoots-home-intruder.html
I have to give it to this young man for having the collected head to defend his home and self, but had this been an adult wouldn't they be charged for shooting...
Outrage: Indiana burglar sues homeowner who shot him
A sense of outrage appears to be spreading since yesterday’s revelation by several news agencies around the country, including WXIN in Indianapolis that a convicted Indiana burglar is now suing the homeowner who shot him just over two...
I follow a blog that has 'Feel Good Stories' of the day. The stories plucked from the various news feeds throughout the nation regarding citizens defending themselves against the bad guys.
Many of the stories involve shootings of intruders where the bad guy ends up dead or wounded. This morning...