Be arrested on charges of

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Definition

to be arrested on charges of (theft): to be taken to the police station because you are accused of (stealing)
idiom

a charge: an accusation, an allegation (legal language)
noun

Examples

  • "It has recently come to my attention that one of my employees, Jean Marcel Marron, was arrested this afternoon on charges of reckless endangerment and driving without a US driver's license."
  • "On the charges of murder, prostitution, bootlegging liquor, and."
  • "I understand that these are serious charges which affect the good citizens of San Francisco, and that the nature of these offenses should not be taken lightly."

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