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Fugitive wanted in 2019 murder arrested in Texas

Fugitive wanted in 2019 murder arrested in Texas

Defendant has been charged with the murder of Brandie Frazier, who was found dead in her home in Woodcrest, in the unincorporated area near Perris.


Fugitive charged with sex crimes against three minors found in Mexico and returned to Riverside County

Fugitive charged with sex crimes against three minors found in Mexico and returned to Riverside County

The 75-year-old former San Jacinto man failed to appear in court last year and was found by the DA's Fugitive Apprehension Unit in Rosarito, Mexico. 


Man sought in connection with 2020 Cathedral City murder found and arrested in Mexico

Man sought in connection with 2020 Cathedral City murder found and arrested in Mexico


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.