BROOKINGS — The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Lucas Randall DeYoung.
The FBI and the Curry County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in locating Lucas Randall DeYoung of Brookings. On Feb. 1, 2018, the FBI obtained a federal fugitive warrant charging DeYoung, 36, with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. The Curry County Sheriff's Office had previously charged DeYoung with attempted aggravated murder, attempted murder, delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful manufacture of marijuana in relation to the shooting of a Curry County man on Dec. 28, 2017.
DeYoung is described as Caucasian with brown eyes and brown hair. He's 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 190 pounds, with a scar on his left finger with tattoos on his back and right shoulder.
DeYoung is a known to use illegal drugs and carry firearms, according to the FBI. He is also a known gambler. DeYoung may have traveled to the Mason County/Thurston County areas of Washington State, Virginia or Las Vegas, Nevada.
He should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about DeYoung's location should contact their local FBI office or submit a tip via https://tips.fbi.gov. In Oregon, call the FBI in Medford at 541-773-2942, the FBI in Portland at 503-224-4181 or the Curry County Sheriff's Office at 541-247-3243.