Peering into dwelling places, N.J.S.A. 2c:18-3

peering, N.J.S.A. 2c:18-3Glassboro cops charged a man on New Year’s Eve with peering into a dwelling, per nj dot com. It all began when the resident reported a “Peeping Tom” a few days earlier. He told the police the intrusion allegedly took place at 4:50 a.m. on December 28, per the news.

Now here is the rub. The suspect admitted to “being in the area,” per nj dot com. But courierpostonline dot com says he admitted to being at the home on the day of the crime! So, which is it? Read more

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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