Washington, DC – The U.S. Marshals-led Capital Area
Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF), along with the Metropolitan
Police Department (MPD), is asking for the public’s assistance in
locating a suspect in an August 2020 murder.
Dreaun Young, 18, is
wanted on a D.C. Superior Court arrest warrant for second-degree murder
while armed and is suspected of killing Michael Brittingham, 26, who was
found deceased Aug. 6, 2020, after police responded to a report of
gunshots at a residence in the 600 block of 46th Place SE.
U.S. Marshals are offering a $15,000
reward for information leading to his arrest, and the police department
offers up to $25,000 in reward for any
information leading to the arrest and conviction of any homicide in the
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call MPD at
202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be
submitted to the MPD TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.
Tips may also be submitted directly to the Marshals by calling
1-877-WANTED2 or using the
USMS Tips app.
The mission of the Capital Area Regional
Fugitive Force is to locate and apprehend the most violent and dangerous
fugitives throughout the Washington metropolitan area. With offices in
Washington, Virginia, and Maryland, the CARFTF has developed, and will
continue to develop, relationships with numerous federal, state, and
local law enforcement agencies in order to help ensure the safety of the
citizens of our nation’s capital and surrounding areas.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency