Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the capture
of Charles Bright for Second Degree Murder.
On August 27 Demarcus
Drinkwater was shot to death in a car at the 2700 block of Burns in
Memphis, TN. On September 23 a warrant was issued for the arrest of
Charles Bright for this crime. The warrant was for Second Degree Murder
and Employ Firearm W/I to Commit a Felony.
The fugitive case was
adopted by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force
here in Memphis, TN. Information was developed by investigators with the
Task Force that the fugitive was in Kansas City, MO. Working in
conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Midwest Violent Fugitive Task Force,
Bright was located and arrested in that city this morning. At the time
of this press release he is in custody awaiting extradition.
Marshals Service takes pride in our ability to locate violent fugitives
who flee across state lines,” said U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller. “It is
our specialty and we are glad to be of service.”
Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task
force with divisions in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.
The Western Tennessee Division of the GCRFTF has offices in Memphis and
Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S.
Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers,
Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies,
Jackson Police Officers, BATF, and the Tennessee Department of
Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission of the Task Force is to
arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency