1. [mid-18C–19C] to sentence to transportation for more than seven years.
2. [early 19C+] (also lag off) to arrest, to apprehend.
3. [mid-19C] (UK Und.) to cause trouble for; to lead to an arrest.
4. [mid-19C+] to imprison.
5. to cause someone to be arrested / imprisoned.
6. [late 19C+] (Aus.) to inform on.
7. [1910s] (Aus. / US Und.) to imprison on trumped up charges and faked evidence.