Collared - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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Arrested or apprehended. Well, I had to go down to the police station this morning because it seems that my son got collared last night on his way home.
mod. arrested. Got collared during a routine traffic stop.
References in periodicals archive
During this gather, the BLM will replace the five collars that were dropped due to malfunctions and collar an additional 16 mares bringing the total number of collared
horses to 30 mares.
If you shoot a collared
animal, and often the collar is not easily visible, please report it to National Parks.
Unconfirmed reports of the collared
peccary at Camp Swift (training site of the Texas National Guard) have been noted since 2003.