forcible entry


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forcible entry

n. the crime of taking possession of a house or other structure, or land by the use of physical force or serious threats against the occupants. This can include breaking windows, doors, or using terror to gain entry, as well as forcing the occupants out by threat or violence after having come in peacefully.

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Thus, the Supreme Court consistently held that the sole question for resolution in an action for forcible entry is the physical or material possession of subject land.
Approximately 2,300 soldiers from 10 different countries participated in Swift Response 18, which featured airborne exercises, joint forcible entry personnel and equipment drops, air assault operations, a force buildup using a short takeoff and landing strip, and noncombatant evacuation operations.
Firefighters from Woking were sent to the fire and used two hose reels and forcible entry tools in dealing with it.
Superintendent Noel Polines, Silay police chief, said there was no sign of forcible entry into the house of the victims.
The theft allegedly took place during the forcible entry into the hospital by police and nuns following a court order removing the initial management headed by American priest Dr William Fryda.
"We are about to have forcible entry and warned them of obstruction of justice when two of them ran away," Tangonan told the Manila Bulletin, citing how two civilian body guards of the ex-mayor prohibited them from entering despite presenting the search warrant.
Ariel Abriam, an investor here, said he is mulling over to file charges of forcible entry against Angelo Quimpo, the president of the Kalibo Save the Mangrove (Kasama).
Presumption of fear (unlawful and forcible entry into dwelling, residence, or occupied vehicle).
Such an environment consisted of expeditionary combat operations, which began with joint forcible entry followed by echelons of units entering the combat zone in need of service and support from logistics units.
Air Mobility Command's Exercise Mobility Guardian will put crews through several tough scenarios including joint forcible entry, airfield seizure, medical evacuation and humanitarian relief.
Ivanov warned at the time of the threat of illegal migration and forcible entry into Macedonia, emphasizing that the country would not allow the migrant crisis to increase the security risks.
Joint forcible entry (JFE) operations allow the United States to project capability and military force into any region of the world.