It was the second break-in in the neighborhood in the last month.
The break-in was only hours old and we knew the exact location from Howie's first visit.
Howie and Quinn dismissed a break-in at Julie's apartment as a random act of mischief as they were unaware she had perhaps spilled the beans by entering the contest.
That unfortunate gaffe complicated matters and most likely was the impetus behind the break-in on Collingswood Avenue.
I filled him in on the details; skirting the reason Merrill Cooms didn't report the break-in to the police.
He may have only suspected a connection and his break-in no more than a fishing expedition but it proves his capabilities are admirable.
I reluctantly told her of Quinn's phone call, the Boston break-in and my fears, shared, apparently by Julie.
Suppose Alfred Nota and his pal Homer's break-in at Collingswood Avenue was just a cover-up and their true mission was to plant a listening device.
News of the break-in on Collingswood Avenue had traveled with the speed of an Olympic sprinter through the Parkside, Pennsylvania police department.