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."
Tomarong became a person of interest after it was found that Cabating was driver and errand boy of Tomarong.
You don't treat people like that,' Morlu adds.He continues that in law enforcement, if you consider someone as a person of interest, it means that the person is suspected of committing a crime.
A person of interest was taken into custody just before 9 p.m., Aurora police said.
"We do have a person of interest," Williams said, according to the Canton Repository.
A person of interest is someone the police want to talk to for information about a case.'
Court records showed that barangay officials obtained a closed circuit television footage (CCTV), showing the person of interest standing in front of the Singson family's house the day Mhyrraquel was killed.
The former UKIP leader and serving MEP described a report from the Guardian as "hysterical" and claimed it is "extremely doubtful" he could be a person of interest as he has "no connections" to Russia.
The post Farage 'person of interest' in Trump-Russia probe appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Police said after getting a call about a suspicious person running through a yard, officers arrested the person they believe was likely driving the stolen car and who is a person of interest in the motel death.
"Person of Interest" averaged 14 million viewers during its first season, growing its viewership to more than 16 million in season two, when it was the fifth most-popular series on television, according to Nielsen.
Molly Martens, described as a "person of interest" in the August killing the US, has posted numerous messages aimed at Jack, 11, and eight-year-old Sarah.

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