01. Police have [arrested] a suspect in the murder of a local convenience store owner.
02. Only one of the three robbers was [arrested]; the other two got away.
03. According to the [arresting] officer, the suspect made a full confession at the time he was captured.
04. Jeremy got [arrested] last weekend for driving his dad's car without a license.
05. The police have just [arrested] a man suspected of killing his neighbor for using his lawnmower without permission.
06. The [arrest] of the suspected serial killer has brought a great deal of relief to the city.
07. The city is breathing a sigh of relief with the [arrest] of a man wanted in connection with the rape of three women.
08. Many people wonder why we continue to [arrest] young people for possession of marijuana, when studies show that it is less harmful than tobacco.
09. In 1935, the police in Atlantic City, New Jersey, [arrested] 42 men on the beach for wearing a topless bathing suit.
10. Nearly 43 percent of convicted criminals serving prison sentences in the United States are [re-arrested] within a year of being released from prison.
11. In 1946, British authorities [arrested] more than 2,700 Jews in Palestine in an attempt to stamp out terrorism.
12. In December of 1993, Pablo Escobar, boss of Colombia's Medellin cocaine cartel, was killed in a shoot-out as police tried to [arrest] him.
13. Stephen Leacock once said that advertising may be described as the science of [arresting] human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
14. In December of 1955, Rosa Parks, a black woman from Montgomery, Alabama, was [arrested] when she refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man.
15. I sure hope they [arrest] the guy that has been breaking into cars all over the neighborhood soon.
16. In March 1917, Czar Nicholas II and his family were [arrested] by revolutionary forces in Russia.

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