Dragnet in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dragnet

a police set-up put in place to catch a criminal

Examples of Dragnet in a sentence

Concealing his badge, the officer prepared the dragnet for the citywide drug sting.  🔊

The law enforcement sting included a dragnet aimed at capturing human traffickers.  🔊

Officers involved in the dragnet were positioned to seize the stolen goods from the smugglers.  🔊

With sirens sounding and squad cars flying by, the police dragnet was set up to intercept the illegal immigrants coming across the border.  🔊

The purpose of the hotel dragnet was to capture the fleeing felon who confidential informants claimed was staying at guesthouse.  🔊

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