Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty announced that five defendants were indicted for failing to pay child support. These five defendants owe a combined $81,779.64 in child support arrears.
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 (CSEA) and the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office. Arraignments for the following defendants are scheduled for November 27, 2012: