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A string of hot prowl burglaries are occurring in San Diego Country Estates, and Detective Tom Seiver with the sheriff’s Ramona station advises residents to lock their doors.
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
a small sour red fruit that grows on a bush
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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American definition and synonyms of hot prowl burglary from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.