Christopher Dorner Reward Money Mostly Going to Couple He Held Hostage

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: A Los Angeles Police Department officer walks on the grounds of the Police Administration Headquarters in Los Angeles, California, February 12, 2013. Dorner barricaded himself in a cabin near Big Bear, California after shooting two police officers, killing one and wounding the other. Dorner, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer and Navy Reserve veteran, is wanted in connection with the deaths of an Irvine couple and a Riverside police officer. (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images)

Rick Heltebrake, the guy who said "somebody owes me a million dollars" after his run-in with Christopher Dorner back in February, will get none of the reward money offered for the fugitive ex-cop's capture, the Los Angeles police announced on Tuesday. But he was oddly prescient when he said, "I don't mind parting it three ways." While $800,000 will go to Jim and Karen Reynolds, the couple who Dorner held captive in their Big Bear cabin, another $150,000 will go to Daniel M. McGowan, a Snow Summit ski resort employee, who called police when he saw Dorner's burning truck. And a tow truck driver named R. Lee McDaniel will get $50,000 for reporting Dorner's truck and license plate number in Corona shortly after the manhunt started. Police had already spotted Dorner's truck when Heltebrake called it in, the Los Angeles Times reports. Tough break.