take out a warrant on (one)(redirected from taking out warrants on)
take out a warrant on (one)
To file a judicial writ for one to be arrested or detained. The police took out a warrant on the CFO after evidence of his embezzlement emerged. They're not going to take out a warrant on him unless you're willing to testify. Community services took out warrants on the children for them to be taken into custody by the state.