Alleged sex abuser, 18-month-old child located

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A state-wide search for a Montgomery man ended just after noon Thursday when Montgomery Police took the accused sex abuser into custody.

Razberry Johnson, 31, is charged with four sex crimes and two counts of child abuse.

Police started the manhunt for Johnson after learning he'd allegedly sexually abused two girls. When authorities went to make the arrest Wednesday, they discovered the suspect, and his 18-month-old child, were gone.

Particularly worrisome to Capt. Keith Barnett, "Johnson does have a history of violence, and he does have a history of violence against law enforcement." Authorities initially warned that the suspect was dangerous and is known to carry a stungun.

Police say a vigilant viewer helped make the arrest just an hour after the case made the news.

The infant, unharmed, was located at a family member's house on Woodley Road. The baby was unharmed and was to be returned to the mother.

A short time later a WSFA 12 News crew arrived on the scene where officers were taking Johnson into custody at the Evergreen Estates apartment complex on Slash Pines Drive in Montgomery. When asked if he was guilty of the crimes he was being arrested for, he said nothing.

Johnson is being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $180,000 bond. There's no word on when a grand jury will hear the case against him.

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