Burglary and Home Invasion in Ohio—An Important Lesson for Homeowners
Every year tens of thousands of Ohio residents fall victim to burglary and home invasion. As a current or prospective homeowner, how much do you know about these crimes?
According to the FBI, home break-ins such as burglary and home invasion are the leading threat to homeowners. In today's post, I'll provide some insight into these two crimes, and the home security measures you can take to reduce your risk.
Burglary and Home Invasion Defined
In Ohio, burglary is generally defined as illegal entry into an unoccupied structure such as a home, a garage, or a building with the intent to commit a crime. The intruder does not actually have to carry out the intended crime to be…