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- n. An official document that authorizes law-enforcement officials to arrest, and bring to court a named person
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- n. a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
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I am here to announce that we have just obtained an arrest warrant in the deaths of Joan Flanders, Mitch Greene, Jack Strong, and Mitzi Reilly.
Armed with an arrest warrant and a warrant to search Madame Samuels's, both signed by the naval captain serving as the U.S. occupation's judge advocate, I arrived on Royal Street at eight A.M. with two marines, Sergeant-Major Jeffries, and an army nurse.
In 2007, a French investigating magistrate issued an international arrest warrant for Imed Trabelsi, one of Ms. Trabelsi's nephews, on charges that he ordered the theft of a 54-foot yacht that belonged to a Lazard Frères investment banker.
Partly because she had liked Moiraine they had been friends as novices and Accepted, though Moiraine was a year ahead, and that friendship had continued over their few meetings in the years since and partly because it was too vague and too convenient, Moiraine dying, vanishing really, when an arrest warrant hung over her.