Shocking Video: Shawn Johnson Stalking Suspect Caught On Tape

Apr. 1 2009, Published 12:21 p.m. ET

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A stunning new piece of videotape has surfaced of the man charged with stalking Shawn Johnson. It shows suspect Robert O'Ryan being stopped during a traffic stop in Alabama five days before his arrest in Los Angeles.

"I'm meeting with her. I've been communicating with her” Robert O’Ryan tells an Alabama Highway Patrol Officer, during the stop which was recorded on a police dash board camera. He goes on to say, “Basically, I'm gonna try to get her to marry me."  The Officer let O’Ryan go after giving him two traffic tickets for no insurance and expired license plates.

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The traffic stop was first reported by WKRG in Alabama.

O'Ryan was arrested March 24th trying to break into the lot where Johnson films Dancing with the Stars. He was charged with one felony count of stalking and two misdemeanor counts of carrying a loaded gun in a vehicle.


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