put out a warrant on (one)

put out a warrant on (one)

To issue a warrant for one to be arrested or detained. The police put out a warrant on the CFO after evidence of his embezzlement emerged. They're not going to put out a warrant on him unless you're willing to testify. Community services put out warrants on the children for them to be taken into custody by the state.
See also: on, out, put, warrant