apprehended apprehended  /ˌæ prɪ ˈhɛn dəd/


  • (adj) fully understood or grasped



  1. It should have come as no surprise that accused war criminal Radovan Karadzic had no use for a lawyer once he was apprehended for trial in the Hague.
  2. Although their members have carried out a number of assassinations and beatings of prominent moderates, those responsible have never been apprehended.
  3. Hopes are now high that Mladic and Hadzic will be apprehended soon.


  1. 'Most Wanted' fugitive apprehended

    A man wanted by the Erie County Sheriff's Office for a probation violation is back in custody after his recent apprehension. Christopher Schroyer, 19, was apprehended in Indiana County and was transported back to the Erie County Prison, deputies said.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  2. Suspect apprehended in string of robberies, police continue search for three other suspects

    A suspect connected with two unarmed robberies which took place June 12 has been apprehended by the East Lansing Police Department after leading officers on a chase into Lansing.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The State News

  3. Armed robbery suspect apprehended, in jail

    RAMSEUR — The man sought for last month’s armed robbery of the Family Dollar in Ramseur has been apprehended and is in custody in the Randolph County Jail. Ramseur Police Det. Mike Williams said Wednesday that Joseph Kane Frank, 25, was formally charged Tuesday with robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the May 13 robbery at the Family Dollar, 139 Brady St.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Asheboro Courier-Tribune


  1. "To those who commit these heinous crimes we send this message: You will be relentlessly hunted until you are apprehended and brought to justice," Khalilzad said. "Have no doubt, you will pay for your role in these crimes."
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Zalmay Khalilzad Source: Seattle Times

  2. "I would also appeal for anyone with information about this incident to contact the Police so that those behind the attack can be apprehended," added Mrs Long.
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Naomi Long Source:

  3. ...are also representational portraits, including one of the artist's 87-year-old father that, Stanley says with a laugh, is said by friends to be so realistic "that if they issued it in a police bulletin my dad would be apprehended in five...
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Paul Stanley Source: ABC News

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