Morgan County authorities take child abuse suspect into custody after Laceys Spring search

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Deputies searched the Laceys Spring area Thursday afternoon for hours for a man who ran from them during a traffic stop.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said Walter Raymond Morrow ran from them in the area of Sage Road sometimes around 1 p.m. Deputies had pulled Morrow over and said he has a warrant for torture or willful abuse of a child under the age of 18.

Around 5 p.m. the sheriff’s office said Morrow had been captured. No other details on his capture were immediately available.

The sheriff’s office used a K-9 unit to help them in their search.

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