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Madison police arrest a man for sex abuse of a child under 12, attempted rape and sodomy

Pearson

Pearson

Madison Police has charged 55-year-old Ronnie Steven Pearson of Hazel Green with two counts each of Sodomy 1st degree, Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 12, and Attempted Rape 1st degree.

According to police officials, detectives served a search warrant at his residence in Hazel Green on Friday and discovered Pearson had fled to Tennessee.

Detectives coordinated with local law enforcement in Tennessee and he was taken into their custody on unrelated charges.

Pearson was extradited to Madison County Jail, where he is currently being held on $240,000 bond. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.