Definitions for Burglary and Related Offenses

Definitions for Burglary and Related Offenses

definitions for burglary and related offensesThese definitions for burglary and related offense apply to these terms, unless a different meaning plainly applies:

Structure means any building, room, ship, vessel, car, vehicle or airplane, and also means any place adapted for overnight accommodation of persons, or for carrying on business therein, whether or not a person is actually present.

Utility Company Property means property (1) owned by a public utility, as defined in R.S.48:2-13, or by a municipality, county, water district, authority or other public agency, and (2) used for the purpose of providing electric, gas or water utility service.
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Burglary under N.J.S.A. 2c:18-2

burglary, N.J.S.A. 2c:18-2The investigation of a November 1st breaking-and-entering by East Greenwich police resulted in charges against Daniel E. Holmes. The burglary allegedly occurred in Clarksboro, New Jersey, at a Heritage’s store on Kings Highway, according to nj.com. Apparently police responded to the scene for an alarm activation, and found the store’s front glass door smashed with a brick. Cigarettes were the only items stolen, according to the media.

Consequently, local authorities charged Holmes with burglary as well as other crimes, according to the press. Additionally, authorities believe Holmes allegedly participated in other recent smash-and-grab Read more