Apprehended the murderer.
When the police pick up someone matching a description of a suspected criminal, that is an example of apprehend.
To apprehend a criminal.
Origin of apprehend
- Middle English apprehenden from Old French apprehender from Latin apprehendere to seize ad- ad- prehendere to grasp ghend- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition