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However, robbers and thieves plagued the country.
A fracas ensued, during which the two thieves escaped.
Examples could include hacker communities, bands of thieves, and street gangs.
Turpin most likely became involved with the Essex gang of deer thieves in the early 1730s.
Some threats still remain, notably illegal persecution by gamebird shooting and egg thieves in Scotland.
Gilbert shows sympathy for his protagonist, the son of a thief who, brought up among thieves, kills his girlfriend.
They performed the same functions but were somewhat disreputable, as they were frequented by thieves and prostitutes.
In desperation the Council tried a different strategy, offering an amnesty to thieves if they paid compensation to their victims.
In November 1935, two of his men engaged in a firefight with a Palestine police patrol hunting fruit thieves and a policeman was killed.
The authorities saw many people becoming what they regarded as vagabonds and thieves as a result of enclosure and depopulation of villages.
He cracked down on crime, seizing the belongings of thieves and fugitives, and travelling justices were dispatched to the north and the Midlands.
So that when they discovered that we were thieves and men who sought to force their wives and daughters to commit sin with them, they despised us.
In the wake of this decision by the king, thieves take to imitating the King's actions and murder the people from whom they steal to avoid detection.
He was cheered for restoring order to a destabilized principality, yet showed no mercy toward thieves, murderers or anyone who plotted against his rule.
As the thieves ignored other works in the same room, and the stolen Cézanne has not been offered for sale, it is speculated that this was a case of an artwork stolen to order.
During the robbery Mason's servant managed to escape, and returned about an hour later with several neighbours, by which time the house was ransacked and the thieves long gone.
Later that year, following the details of the theft being publicised on the BBC Crimewatch television programme, the work was recovered, and the thieves were sentenced to twelve months' custody.
Turpin may have followed his father's trade as a butcher early in life, but, by the early 1730s, he had joined a gang of deer thieves and, later, became a poacher, burglar, horse thief and killer.
Often wealthy bathers would bring a capsarius, a slave that carried his master's towels, oils, and strigils to the baths and then watched over them once in the baths, as thieves and pickpockets were known to frequent the baths.
Motorists are being warned that thieves who steal GPS devices could then use them to find out where you live.