A man whom prosecutors have credited with helping capture a convicted felon who shot and killed five men says he still hasn’t received $10,000 in reward money that was promised in the case.
“I didn’t do this seeking reward,” Calvin Pendergraft said Friday. “I’m not trying to be greedy, but if you’re going to post a reward for anything, you need to put the money in the bank. You need to live up to your end of the bargain.”
Pendergraft followed Samuel James Cooper from a Garner Bank of America on Nov. 21, 2007, and stayed on the phone with a 911 operator, detailing Cooper’s route.
With his help, police were able to catch up to Cooper when he ditched his vehicle and ran into the nearby Domino’s Pizza Distribution Center in an effort to flee police.