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adjective as in taken into custody

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Meanwhile, Hankison is also being sued by a man who says Hankison harasses suspects with unnecessary arrests and by planting drugs on them.

From Vox

In the wake of the arrest of four employees of San Francisco-based startup PandaDoc, the tech industry in Belarus has rallied support for the company and the pro-democracy movement in the country.

He is later sentenced to a reduced 10 years in prison because he cooperated with the FBI after his arrest.

Instead, the employee called the FBI, leading to the arrest of one of the hackers this week, according to newly unsealed court documents.

From Fortune

The press conference was the first time she has faced local media since the arrest last Monday of media tycoon Jimmy Lai under the national security legislation.

From Fortune

Asia Bibi, as she is known, was arrested and sentenced to death.

Chérif was arrested in Paris in January 2005 as he was about to board a plane to Damascus along with a man named Thamer Bouchnak.

But consider how citizens here in the States are now being arrested for posting threatening messages aimed at police on Facebook.

And only 1.6 percent of the cases led to someone being arrested and sentenced.

When the man threatened to report him for harassment to the NOPD, Farrell arrested him.

Some were even re-arrested for the same nefarious purpose, and the daily papers published their names on each occasion.

Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?

He recounts at much length the reasons for which he supposes the governor arrested him.

In running over many words, the intellect might be arrested by chance.

He was at once arrested, and on October 13th tried by court martial, condemned to death, and executed a few hours later.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arrested, such as: jailed, seized, and under arrest.

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