Associating with a criminal warns the dreamer of harassment and unscrupulous dealings with people who have little respect for ethics. If you, the dreamer, are the criminal it denotes that you have infringed upon the rights of others.
Hear or see a crime and your circumstances are about to improve. Commit a crime and you’ll succeed in something close to your heart. Get caught committing a crime, and it’s a warning to keep your secrets.