Suspect captured after feature on WSFA 12 crimestoppers report

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Want proof that Crimestoppers reports really work?

An alert WSFA 12 News viewer called Crimestoppers and reported where police could find Deramus Rashun Austin early Tuesday morning.

Police say Austin and two other men burst into a Montgomery house last Tuesday.

Crimestoppers alerted police about the tip and they found Austin at a house on Withers Street.

Police say Austin ran inside the home and put several mattresses behind the door.

Police had to force their way inside.

Now, Austin is in jail under $200,000 bond.