Reward in shooting of state trooper up to $75,000; person of interest found
The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in the killing of off-duty state trooper Wesley W. Brown is up to $75,000, the AP is reporting. And this morning, police said they had located a "person of interest" who is being questioned. Here's a link to an update from the Washington Post.
Authorities say Brown was killed early Friday at an Applebee's restaurant. County police spokeswoman Cpl. Erica Johnson said Saturday that officials continued to gather surveillance video in the area and follow any leads.
Police were offering $50,000 from the State of Maryland, Metro Crime Stoppers and Prince George's County for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the killing of Trooper 1st Class Wesley W. Brown, and Applebee's Services Inc. has offered an additional $25,000 toward the reward, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Saturday.