PATERSON, NJ - A man who helped authorities track down the killer of a Paterson police officer in 2007 has sued the city, alleging he was short-changed on the $60,000 reward that was promised.

City resident Eugene James says in the lawsuit that he received just $20,000 of the reward money, according to a story on
James provided information that lead police to Teddy Charlemagne, who killed Police Officer Tyron Franklin during a robbery at a take-out chicken restaurant in January 2007. Franklin pleaded guilty to killing Franklin in March 2008.
James' case against the city is scheduled to go to trial in December, according to