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Accused Shawn Johnson stalker pulled over before arrest

LOXLEY, AL (KWWL) - The man accused of stalking olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson was stopped and ticketed by police on his way to the California set of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
You can hear 34-year-old Robert O'Ryan in the dash cam video, captured in March at a traffic stop in Loxley, Alabama, telling the officer he's going to meet the 17-year-old.

"I'm meeting her there. I've been communicating with her. And, uh. Basically, I'm gonna try to get her to uh marry me."

O'Ryan was ticketed for having no insurance and driving with an expired license.  A week later, he was arrested in Los Angeles, where police say he had two loaded guns, duct tape and love letters.
O'Ryan pleaded not guilty to a felony count of stalking and two misdemeanor counts of carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle.

Police in Alabama say they had no reason to search O'ryan's vehicle when they stopped him.

Online producer:  Adam Amdor

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