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Maui fugitive found in California

A Maui man wanted for Negligent Homicide was arrested in Huntington Beach, California.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested John Nichols last night.  Deputy U.S. Marshal Donna Diaz says Nichols was living under the name Ricky Johnson.

The 41-year old Nichols was arrested after a fatal car accident on Maui in January of last year.  While out on bond, Diaz says, Nichols fled to the mainland.

Nichols is in the Orange County Jail awaiting extradition back to Maui.

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