Burglary Evidence – PowerPoint Presentation

CJ 370-01: Crime Scene Investigation IIProfessor: Matthew SelvesUnit 8 AssignmentPurdue University Global

Burglary Evidence

Burglary is known by other names such as breaking and entering, and home invasion. Burglary is when a person unlawfully enters the premises of someone else with the intent to commit a felony normally larceny once he or she is inside. Burglary is one of the most crimes that a police officer responds to.

Burglary Evidence (Cont.)

Once inside the residence of this burglary there were some books that had been knocked off of a bookcase. The scene was clearly a burglary and it was clear that the suspect was in a hurry. The books were photographed and marked as evidence marker two.

Burglary Evidence (Cont.)

The suspect at this crime scene took pictures off of the wall and throwed them onto the floor. The pictures were photographed and the frames were dusted for any fingerprints that the suspect may have left on them. The suspect may or may not have known who resided at this residence.

Burglary Evidence (Cont.)

At this crime scene the suspect knocked some knickknacks off of a shelf, there were some knickknacks taken from the residence. The knickknacks were photographed and dusted for prints. There were valuable crystal knickknacks that were taken during this burglary.

Burglary Evidence (Cont.)

The more rooms that was entered it was becoming clearer that the suspect was in a hurry and was searching for money and valuables. When entering a bedroom there was change scattered on the floor, and the victim stated that a jar containing a great deal of change was taken from the residence. The suspect dropped some of the change when exiting the room.


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