person of interest


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person of interest

n. pl. persons of interest or people of interest
A person who is suspected by the police or other law enforcement agency of knowing about or committing a crime.
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If I lost the former," he said, "I should very soon cease to be a person of interest, or of any account at all, amongst your friends.
A person of interest from yesterday's road rage homicide just taken into custody," the Albuquerque Police Department said on Twitter.
Police interviewed witnesses and subsequently identified Coy Daniel Smith, 40, of Bandon, as a person of interest, Frasier said.
But much of the time a person of interest is just that, once the police investigate and find out they have an alibi.
Finance Committee member and Sinn Fein MLA Michaela Boyle added: "He is a person of interest and we did put out the call for anyone who may have information to bring that forward to the committee.
Person of Interest Five, 9pm Throughout the many twists and turns of this fab US crime drama, the person that's truly held our interest has been mysterious billionaire Harold Finch, ably played by Lost star Michael Emerson - who again proves that when it comes to portraying secretive figures, there's few better thesps.
Harris County Sheriff's spokesman in Texas Armando Tello also said one person of interest had been detained.
00 Person of Interest Reese searches for a girl who had been reported dead.
Scesny remains a person of interest in the other unsolved deaths.
The person named, or person of interest, is contacted and asked to attend a hearing in order to offer his version of the events recounted by the claimant.
As rumors swirled around the alleged involvement of two University of Oregon football players in a fraternity house theft, Eugene police continued their investigation Monday without naming any suspects or even a person of interest.

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