Usage examples for arrested

  1. There was great delight at this, which was only changed to doubt when other telegrams said that I had been arrested at Brugsbank, at Middelburg, and at Bronkerspruit. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. You tell me I'm arrested? – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  3. He tossed it over the veranda rail and rose with the intention of retiring, when his attention was arrested by the faint sound of a horse's hoofs on the highroad in the distance. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  4. I suppose that boy thought I meant to have him arrested. – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  5. She did not know the charge, but guessed it only too well from the judge's face, as the officer who had arrested her made his low explanation. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  6. " You ought to have had the scoundrel arrested," he said vehemently. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  7. John opened it, and in the act of turning it towards him his eyes wandered to the garden, and then to the lovely country beyond; they seemed for the moment to be arrested by its beauty, and his hand paused. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  8. Now that Skinner is arrested it won't be hard to frighten the girl away, for she can't stay there alone. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  9. But couldn't he be arrested? – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  10. There we can have him arrested later if it is worth while. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  11. " Yes, sir," said Morton, and was about to start on his return, when the gentleman arrested him. – Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry
  12. She was arrested with the milk on her. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  13. That he had father arrested is nothing against him in my eyes. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  14. You seem to have some sort of idea that I don't want to be arrested. – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. The stream of guests had been arrested until the hall was packed, and the curious were peering over the rail above. – Richard Carvel, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  16. Morland might be arrested, like that spy. – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  17. " In the name of the United States," he said, " you are arrested. – Plotting in Pirate Seas by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  18. She had just reached the door of Maggie's room, and was about to turn the handle, when a sudden thought arrested her. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade