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*under arrest

arrested and in the custody of the police in preparation for the filing of a charge. (*Typically: be ~; put someone ~.) Stop where you are! You are under arrest! Am I under arrest, officer? What did I do?

under arrest

held by police in connection with a crime Police claim they have one of the gunmen under arrest.

under arrest

In police custody, as in They put him under arrest and charged him with stealing a car. [Late 1300s]
References in classic literature ?
Fouquet in the midst of a thousand enthusiastic guests who surround him, and say, 'In the king's name, I arrest you.
The engines were soon upon the spot, but the dry wood burned with great fury, and it was impossible to arrest the conflagration until the stack had been entirely consumed.
Saluting, he told me very simply what he had done, and asked that I place him under arrest.
I merely stated that I should refuse to submit to arrest, and that I should demand of him and every other officer and man implicit obedience to my every command until we docked at home.
As you say, these eighteen arrests in one week do mean something.
Then these arrests," Hamel remarked," are really bona fide?
SUNDERLAND supporters were the subject of more football related arrests than almost any other Premier League club last season.
It leaves Sunderland joint second in the arrest league among Premier League teams, behind Manchester United (85 arrests) and level with Aston Villa.
In another entry, everything was blackened out except the 13-digit arrest number, the date and time of the arrest, the booking type, and the arresting officer.
among various Palestinian districts as following: 243 arrests from Hebron, 136
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Cardiac Arrest Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Cardiac Arrest clinical trial scenario.
Contract award: supply of hot and dry food for the needs of arrests at the regional offices execution of sentences.
The percentage of crimes cleared by arrest is obtained first by dividing the number of offenses cleared by the number of offenses known and then multiplying the resulting figure by 100.
Los Angeles County logged 169 arrests, the most of any county, Hayes said.
The underlying theory that has been borne out in the literature is that a patient who suffers a cardiac arrest on the medical floor is likely to experience a "window" of six to eight hours (1) beforehand where there are measurable aberrations in vital signs or mental status that presage the occurrence of arrest that can be modified by intervention.