A homeless man from San Francisco is to be given a reward of $100,000 for helping police recapture two prison inmates who had escaped, the BBC reports.
Matthew Hay-Chapman had seen photographs of the two fugitives on the news and spotted them in a stolen van.
They had broken out of Orange County Jail six days earlier, sparking a state-wide manhunt.
The full $150,000 reward was split between four people, with Mr Hay Chapman getting the largest share.
Two employees of the Target supermarket will each receive $15,000 for alerting officials after surveillance footage showed two men acting suspiciously, officials said.