Burglaries hit 5-year high during MU's past winter break, but, overall yearly numbers declined

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 7:22 p.m. CST; updated 12:02 a.m. CST, Thursday, January 30, 2014

COLUMBIA — More homes and businesses were burglarized during the 2013 holiday season than in any of the previous five years, according to a Columbia Police Department release.