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.
amp;nbsp;Authorities did not reveal where the person of interest went.
Police will only knock at the house of a person of interest and request the resident to stop being involved with drugs.
I consider it extremely doubtful that I could be a person of interest to the FBI as I have no connections to Russia.
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.
But much of the time a person of interest is just that, once the police investigate and find out they have an alibi.
He said the Dinas police already invited that person of interest and investigation was continuing.
Actor Robert Wagner is being called a person of interest in the death of his then-wife actress Natalie Wood in 1981 by police, according to (https://www.
Jenny Napoles, with no formal charges of plunder filed in court against her, is just "a person of interest.
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.
Secondly, and notwithstanding the removal of double jeopardy which prevents a person of interest being submitted to a second (or subsequent) trial for the same offence, surely the removal of any double jeopardy rule is bad for justice in the sense that prosecutors realise that, irrespective of the strength of any case, they can prosecute a person of interest again, and again, and again until the judge and/or jury accept a low standard of proof in order to convict an accused person.
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.

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