haul in


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haul someone in

Fig. to arrest someone; [for a police officer] to take someone to the police station. The cop hauled the drunk driver in. They hauled in the suspects.
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References in classic literature ?
She began to haul in, hand under hand, rapidly and deftly, the boy encouraging her, until hooks, sinker, and a big gasping rockcod tumbled into the bottom of the boat.
The smugglers are believed to have picked up the haul in Trinidad and Tobago.
A ONE-legged burglar was jailed for three years after a court heard he hid his haul in his false limb.