MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison Police Department has charged a Hazel Green man in a recent child sex abuse case.
Ronnie Steven Pearson, 55, is charged with sodomy, sexual abuse of a child under 12 and attempted rape.
Madison Police served a search warrant at Pearson’s home in Hazel Green on February 1st. They said they learned he had fled to Tennessee.
Police worked with agencies in Tennessee, who arrested Pearson.
Pearson is now in the Madison County Jail, where he is being held on $240,000 bond.
Madison Police say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.