Christopher Dorner

Reward for information in Detective Sean Suiter's killing could be state record

Reward for information in Detective Sean Suiter's killing could be state record

The reward for information about the killing of a Baltimore detective this week is among the highest ever offered in Maryland, criminal justice analysts said Friday.

But observers warn that such large sums — while potentially helpful — can sometimes carry a downside.

Federal, state and local agencies have put up a total of $190,000 for information about the gunman who killed Det. Sean Suiter. The 18-year veteran of the city police force was shot Wednesday in West Baltimore and died the next day.

Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration alone committed up to $100,000.

Though officials were not certain, many said they believe the reward is among the largest — if not the...

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