Eight defendants indicted for owing $169,524.74 in child support - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Eight defendants indicted for owing $169,524.74 in child support

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason announced that eight defendants were indicted for failure to pay child support. These eight defendants owe a combined $169,524.74 in child support. The charge of criminal non-support is a fifth degree felony which carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison. These indictments are a result of a joint investigative effort by the Cuyahoga County Child Support Enforcement Agency and the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office. 

  1. Maurice Tyson, 33, of Cleveland, was indicted on six (6) total counts of criminal non-support. Tyson was indicted on three (3) counts of criminal non-support and owes $45,111.94 for his 12-year-old child. Three hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 2000 and 2004. No payments have ever been made on this case. 

In a separate case, Tyson was indicted on an additional three (3) count of criminal non-support and owes $39,318.21 for his 16-year-old child. No court hearings have been held in this case. No payments have ever been made on this case. Tyson owes a combined $84,430.15 in both cases. Arraignment is scheduled for September 12, 2011. 

  1. Demetrius Alexander, 32, of Maple Heights, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal non-support. He owes $25,173.79 for his 13-year-old child. Four hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 2001 and 2009. The last payment was made on July 14, 2010, in the amount of $29.05. Arraignment is scheduled for September 15, 2011.
  2. William Bryson, 58, of Kent, was indicted on one (1) count of criminal non-support. He owes $16,473.70 for his 13-year-old child. Three hearings were held in Domestic Relations Court between 2004 and 2009. The last payment was made on December 10, 2007, in the amount of $157.52. Arraignment is scheduled for September 12, 2011.
  3. Mark Gibson, 41, of Cleveland, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal non-support. He owes $14,036.62 for his 21-year-old child. Three hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 1991 and 2007. The last payment was made on August 29, 2007, in the amount of $106.42. Arraignment is scheduled for September 15, 2011.
  4. Christopher Turner, 37, of Cleveland, was indicted on one (1) count of criminal non-support. He owes $9,091.64 for his 3-year-old child. No court hearings have been held on this case. No payments have ever been made on this case. Arraignment is scheduled for September 12, 2011. 
  5. James Boglino, 43, of Cleveland, was indicted on one (1) count of criminal non-support. He owes $8,529.11 for his 14-year-old child. Five hearings were held in Domestic Relations Court between 2001 and 2011. The last payment was made on January 30, 2009, in the amount of $184.90. Arraignment is scheduled for September 12, 2011.
  6. Michael Ruckman, 43, of Lorain, was indicted on three (3) counts of criminal non-support. He owes $7,028.99 for his 13-year-old child. Two hearings were held in Domestic Relations Court between 2000 and 2009.  No payments have ever been made on this case. Arraignment is scheduled for September 12, 2011.
  7. Jon McGhee, 36, of Cleveland, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal non-support. He owes $4,760.74 for his 7-year-old child. No court hearings have been held in this case. The last payment was made on September 15, 2008, in the amount of $100.00. Arraignment is scheduled for September 12, 2011.

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