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Fugitive sought for 2018 murder and attempted murder in Banning caught in Mexico

Fugitive sought for 2018 murder and attempted murder in Banning caught in Mexico

The Riverside County Gang Impact Team, which is led by the DA’s Bureau of Investigation and is also a United States Marshals Service Pacific Regional Fugitive Task Force, worked with Banning police detectives, the U.S. Marshal’s Mexican International Liaison Unit in Arizona, and Mexican authorities to locate and capture Brody Joseph Baca.


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.