Former sheriff's deputy arrested after skipping out on punishment

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police arrested a former Fresno County sheriff's deputy who disappeared just as a judge was set to punish him for insurance fraud.

Sher Moua lost his job as a deputy last year when Clovis police investigated him for setting fire to his own SUV.

Investigators learned he'd bought a special insurance policy to increase its value just three days earlier.

He skipped a meeting in July with the probation officer figuring out what his punishment should be, and then skipped court when a judge was supposed to punish him.

The judge issued a warrant for his arrest and a probation team arrested him this weekend.

He could now get his punishment this week.
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