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Fugitive wanted for setting arson fire at Menifee home found and arrested in Arizona

Fugitive wanted for setting arson fire at Menifee home found and arrested in Arizona

Man had been out of custody for an attempted second-degree murder conviction for less than a week when fire started

A fugitive wanted for setting an arson fire at a Menifee home in June that killed two animals has been located and arrested in Arizona.

Sean Joshua Halas, DOB: 8-23-68, of Menifee, was arrested on Sept. 8, 2020, by Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force Team 6, which includes District Attorney investigators, at a motel in Bullhead City, Arizona. Halas is currently in custody in Arizona awaiting extradition back to California.

Halas was on probation for an attempted second-degree murder conviction and had been out of custody for less than a week at the time of the arson.